Man critical after being struck by train in Wissinoming

Philadelphia police say a man was critically injured Wednesday by an Amtrak train.

It happened shortly after 2 a.m. near the Wissinoming Train Station on Keystone Street in city's Wissinoming section.

The 43-old-man was hit by an extended piece of metal as he was walking alongside the tracks.

He was knocked to the ground and dragged a short distance.

Police rushed the man to Hahnemann University Hospital for serious injuries to his head and arm.
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