Man in critical condition after being hit by train in DeKalb Co. - CBS46 News

Man in critical condition after being hit by train in DeKalb County

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DEKALB COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

A man is in critical condition after being struck by a train in DeKalb County on Wednesday.

Around 5:45 p.m., officers responded to a person struck by a train at the intersection of Church Street and Lovejoy Street.

The 36-year-old man was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

Witnesses told police the crossing gates were down with both visual red lights and bell working properly.

The man appeared to be attempting to cross the train tracks, never taking notice of the signal or the approaching train before he was struck, according to police.

The man's identity has not been released.

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