Person struck by train in South Bakersfield, rushed to local hospital

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Bakersfield emergency crews appeared to pull a man out from under a train, after he was struck by it in South Bakersfield Friday night.

Bakersfield police said the person was struck on the tracks east of the intersection of South H Street and Planz Road at around 10:30 p.m.

It appeared to be a man stuck under the train’s wheels.

Police initially described the person’s injuries as moderate to major.

After two hours, at around 12:30 a.m., it appeared the man was pulled from under the train and was placed in an ambulance by first responders and taken to a hospital. Firefighters and officers on scene held up yellow tarps as the man was placed on a gurney and into an ambulance.

The man’s condition was not immediately known.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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