Train strikes man walking on tracks in Lawrence

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A train struck and severely injured a man walking along railroad tracks near Lawrence Park overnight.

Police say the man was struck at 2:20 a.m. by an eastbound train near McCoy and E. 45th Street, east of Franklin Road.

Emergency crews found the man within 15 minutes, lying approximately 300 to 400 yards west of Post Road.  He was conscious at the scene but suffering from severe trauma. He was taken to Wishard Hospital.  His current condition is unknown.

Police did not release the identity of the man, only to describe him as in his twenties.

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