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KNOXVILLE: 72-YEAR-OLD MAN HIT BY TRAIN, WALKS AWAY

A pedestrian was hit by a train Wednesday evening, according to Knoxville Police.

Authorities said a 72-year-old man was struck just after 7 p.m. while walking on the train tracks.

First responders said the man was conscious and alert and was able to walk away to be treated for his injuries. He was taken to UT Medical Center.

The incident happened near 910 Gill Avenue.

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