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ETX man injured after being hit by oncoming train

KILGORE, TX (KLTV) -

An East Texas man is in critical condition after being hit by train early Sunday morning.

Kilgore PIO Roman Roberson tells KLTV that just after 12am Sunday, a call came in to Kilgore Police regarding a pedestrian being hit by a train. Authorities say it was on the train tracks in Kilgore, about 1/4 mile west of Southport road. This is near Highway 42, also known as Powderhorn road.

Police say38-year-old Armando Lopez was walking on the tracks when he was hit by the train. He was then transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview, where he remains in critical condition.

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