Man hit by train while fishing in Brattleboro

Published: Jun. 2, 2022 at 11:34 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 3, 2022 at 6:07 AM EDT
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BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (WCAX) - A man was airlifted to the hospital after he was reportedly hit by a train Thursday.

Brattleboro Police say the man was likely fishing off North Bridge on Putney Road when a train barreled through.

Police say they found the man lying in the water, conscious and alert. He was taken to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. His condition was not available

Police are reminding people to stay off train bridges and tracks since the trains travel fast and are surprisingly quiet.

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