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Pedestrian critical after being struck by train on Scenic Highway

A pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit by a train on Scenic Highway (Source: WAFB) A pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit by a train on Scenic Highway (Source: WAFB)
Pedestrian struck by train on Scenic Hwy. (Source: Google Maps) Pedestrian struck by train on Scenic Hwy. (Source: Google Maps)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A pedestrian was reportedly struck by a train Monday night.

Emergency officials responded to the call around 6 p.m. Monday, January 29 on Scenic Highway at Swan Avenue near Scotland Avenue. The victim, a 49-year-old man, is reportedly in critical condition.

The initial investigation conducted by police revealed that the train was traveling north on the tracks and the man was struck trying to cross the east side of the tracks.

This investigation is ongoing.

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