Va. Man in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Train

November 15, 2010

Authorities say a Virginia man was in critical condition after being struck by a train.

A spokeswoman tells the Roanoke Times that 53-year-old Gordon Sides of Rocky Mount was listed in critical condition at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital on Friday evening.

Rocky Mount Police Chief David Cundiff says Sides fell asleep between the rails about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday and was hit by a Norfolk Southern freight train. He suffered injuries to his face and chest.

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