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Va. man loses legs attempting to beat train

Saturday - 11/17/2012, 11:27am  ET

NORFOLK, Va. - Police in Norfolk say a man attempting to beat a train across the tracks lost both his legs.

The Daily Press ( of Newport News reports that the incident occurred early Saturday near Hampton Boulevard. Police say the man was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with injuries describe as life- threatening.

An investigation is under way. The injured man's name has not been released.


Information from: Daily Press,

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