Man hit by train Tuesday night in downtown Tulsa

May 17, 2017 Reprint By Terence Morris, Founder, PACE TULSA AGS FOUNDATION.  May 18, 2017 11:32 AM.  Join PACE TULSA NOW…TEXT:  PACEPAC  TO:  22828 OR Register |  Lost your password?.  feed-icon-28x28

A man was severely injured when he was struck by a train Tuesday night.

Police located the man, who reportedly was intoxicated, north of the tracks between North Guthrie and Elwood avenues, according to a Tulsa Police Department news release. 

Officers initially were dispatched to the 1400 block of East Archer Street, where the train was stopped. There, a person informed officers that the train had hit a person who was lying on the tracks, according to the release.

The man was taken by ambulance to St. John Medical Center. Police said he had a “severely broken right leg” and head trauma.

The press release indicates that the man would be given a psychological evaluation in addition to treatment for his injuries.

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