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.