HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - A pedestrian has been hit by a train in Hattiesburg.
Police say they responded to a call at about 7 a.m. Thursday about a man being struck by a train.
WDAM-TV reports the man was on his way to work and crossed the railroad tracks while the train was moving.
Lt. Latosha Myers-Mitchell says the man, whose name has not been released, sustained non-life threatening injuries and is in stable condition at an area hospital.
She urged residents to have patience when trains are on the tracks. She says safety always comes first.