UPDATE: Man's injuries are non-life-threatening after being struck by train in Chattanooga

UPDATE: Man's injuries are non-life-threatening after being struck by train in Chattanooga

September 19th, 2018 by Staff Report in Breaking News

Updated at 10:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, to include the gender of the person hit.

UPDATE: The pedestrian's injuries are non-life-threatening. 

The incident occurred in the railyard area, when the train was going about 8-10 miles per hour. 

The engineer motioned to the pedestrian to get off the track, he did, but then he stepped back on and was struck.

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ORIGINAL STORY: A man was struck by a train near Chestnut Street on Wednesday, Chattanooga police say.

Spokeswoman Elisa Myzal said the man sustained serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The man's condition is not known at this time.

This is a developing story.