Man struck by train early Sunday


A Vandalia man who was sustained serious injuries when struck by a train early Sunday morning.

Vandalia Police Chief Jeff Ray said that Carl Sprague, 27, was struck underneath the overpass at Kennedy Boulevard and Main Street.

In addition to Vandalia police, those responding were Fayette County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Fayette County Hospital Ambulance Service and Vandalia Volunteer Fire Department.

The injured male was taken to Fayette County Hospital for initial treatment, then airlifted to a metropolitation hospital.

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