Man hit by light rail train in St. Paul is in critical condition

December 26, 2017 GMT

A man is fighting for his life Tuesday morning after being hit by an eastbound light rail train in St. Paul the night before, officials said.

The incident occurred about 7:50 p.m. Monday along the rail line at Prior Avenue, said Metro Transit spokesman Howie Padilla.

Padilla said the man was in critical condition at Regions Hospital.

Authorities have yet to disclose the mans identity or explain the circumstances that led to him being struck.

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