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Soldier hit by a train along Broadway

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus Police are investigating a train accident that left a soldier with serious injuries.

Investigators say 27-year-old, Captain William Keating was crossing 9th street and Broadway with a friend around 1:00 a.m. Friday when he slipped and fell.  That's when a train coming along struck him. 

They say when the friend crossed the street he turned around and saw Keating lying on the ground.     

Police say the man lost both legs and he's at the Medical Center with serious injuries, but in stable condition. They say he lost one leg at the ankle and one below the knee.     

News Leader 9 will have the latest information on this story beginning at noon.

 

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