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Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries after being hit by train

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Posted at 3:10 PM, Jul 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-24 18:11:17-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A pedestrian was struck by a Union Pacific train Sunday around 10:30 a.m.

The accident happened near I-10 and West Grant Road. Union Pacific says details are limited but they are investigating the situation.

The pedestrian was transported to the local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Union Pacific says the crew was unharmed and train traffic has resumed.

As more information comes in KGUN9 will keep this article updated.

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