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DE SOTO, Mo. (KSDK) – A man is in critical condition after he was hit by a Union Pacific Train on Lembeck Lake Road just after noon Sunday.

He was airlifted to a local hospital.

The train was travelling from East St. Louis, Ill. to Iron Mountain, Mo. It had 47 empty cars. The victim was allegedly walking down the middle of the tracks when the train hit him.

No additional information was immediately available.

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