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Man critically injured after he was hit by a train in Red Bluff

By Kelli Saam
Published On: Sep 10 2013 11:49:11 AM CDT
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RED BLUFF, Calif. -

A Red Bluff man is in the hospital after police say he was hit by a train.   It happened just before 3 a.m. Tuesday at the tracks near Willow and Oak Streets.  

The engineer on an Amtrak train reported a man sleeping near the tracks.  Derek Coltrain, 25, was hit by a passing train and suffered major injuries.

He was flown to Enloe Medical Center in Chico where he is listed in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.