Man struck by train in serious condition

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BRATTLEBORO — A Cambridgeport man is in serious condition after being struck by a train Friday night at just before 8 p.m.

According to a press release from the Brattleboro Police Department, police officers and members of the Brattleboro Fire Department and Rescue Inc. responded to Justin Holden Drive at 7:50 p.m. and found James Dyer Jr., 31, lying in the area with serious injuries. Police said interviews with railroad personnel and others at the scene confirmed that Dyer had been hit by a train.

Dyer was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital before being transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., for further treatment. The hospital declined to share his condition on Sunday.

The investigation is ongoing. There are no criminal charges at this time, states the press release.

Police did not return phone calls seeking more information.



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