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Man Hit by Train in Critical Condition

A man is in critical condition as of Saturday night after he was hit by an Amtrak train in downtown Springfield. (WRSP/WICS)

A man is in critical condition as of Saturday night after he was hit by an Amtrak train in downtown Springfield.

Springfield Police were called to 3rd and Adams just after 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

They found the victim, a 33-year-old man, underneath one of the train cars.

Police tell us the man had his back towards the approaching train, and was trying to take a selfie.

SPD says the man has a skull fracture and his toes were cut off.

The victim was taken to Memorial Medical Center where he remains in critical condition.

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