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One person hurt after train accident in Buchanan County

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BUCHANAN COUNTY (KWWL) -

One man is in the hospital after a train struck him in Buchanan County.

It happened along the railroad tracks between Lucas Avenue and Nathan Bethel Avenue east of Independence around 9:30 on Wednesday night. 

The Buchanan County Sheriff's Office said an eastbound Canadian National train had hit the man who was walking east along the tracks. 

The man only had minor injuries.  He was speaking to train crew members when emergency personnel arrived.

His name is not being released at this time.

The incident is under investigation. 

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