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PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) — Authorities say a freight train struck a 50-year-old man and severed his foot after he tripped on some rail tracks. The accident happened on the 2200 block of South 58th Street just after 2 a.m Sunday.
Authorities say the man was crossing the tracks when he lost his footing and fell. Around this time, a freight train that had been stopped nearby started up again and ran over his foot.
The man was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition. His name has not been released.
No other injuries were reported in the accident, which remains under investigation.
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