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Man “bumped” by train in Adams, flown to Syracuse hospital

Published: Aug. 4, 2021 at 10:34 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 4, 2021 at 10:55 PM EDT
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ADAMS, New York (WWNY) - A man was taken to the hospital after he was stuck by a train during his walk home him in the Village of Adams.

The call came in around 8:15 Wednesday evening.

It happened on an overpass on Liberty Street in the village. Police tell 7 News the man was bumped by a train traveling less than 25 miles per hour. He fell onto a platform and then into Sandy Creek.

The Adams Police Department is conducting an investigation.

The man, who is in his 40s, was flown to a Syracuse hospital as a precaution, police say.

Police say they have been in touch with the man’s family.

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