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Biker Hit by Train, Found Under 9th Freight Car


A person was hit by a freight train at the Superior St crossing in Albion Thursday morning.

23-year-old Ervin Hunter of Albion was riding a bike when they were hit by the engine of the train and dragged around 100 feet down the tracks. When officers arrived, he was found under the ninth freight car of the train.

Hunter was treated at the scene, then airlifted to Kalamazoo where he is listed in critical condition. He had at least one limb amputated by the collision.

Officials believe he was trying to beat the train, based on video froma nearby business. They believe he was on his way to work.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact the Albion Public Safety at 269-781-0911.


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