• Railroad worker flown to hospital after crash with train

    By: Greg Suskin


    CHESTER COUNTY, S.C. - A man was flown to a hospital Thursday morning from Chester County after colliding with a train in the Leeds area.

    Officials told Channel 9 the 21-year-old was working for Lowram, a CSX contractor, when crashed into the train on the tracks.

    Police said he was in a pickup truck on the train tracks when he fell asleep and rammed into the rear of a slow-moving train.

    The train and pickup were working together on the track, officials said.

    There was no word on the man’s condition.

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