Man Seriously Hurt After Being Hit By Train In Red Bluff

Sep 10, 2013 10:05 AM

A Red Bluff man is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a passing train early Tuesday morning.

Shortly before 3 Tuesday morning, an engineer on a southbound Amtrack train reported seeing a man sleeping near the railroad tracks between Oak and Willow Streets.

A police officer checked the area and found the man, identified as 25-year-old Derek Coltrain, from Red Bluff, lying near the east rail of the tracks.

Coltrain suffered major traumatic injuries as a result of being hit by a passing train.

He was flown to Enloe Medical Center, where he remains in critical condition.


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