Pedestrian hit by train in Fayetteville


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — A pedestrian was struck by a train about 100 yards north of the intersection of Gregg and University Avenues Monday night, Aug. 5.

The pedestrian was on the tracks that run on a curve north of the intersection, according to railroad police.

Witnesses reported seeing police and first-responders everywhere.

The person was critically injured and taken to a hospital. Firefighters at the scene said the person is in critical condition.

First-responders were dispatched shortly after 10:40 p.m.

Another pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in a neighborhood less than an hour and a half before the train incident.

This is a developing story.

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