Crews respond to report of person struck by train in Hamilton

UPDATE @ 2:17 p.m.

A man has been transported to University of Cincinnati hospital after being struck by a train this afternoon, police said.

His condition is not known.

Two CSX employees said the man attempted to run around the train — described by police as “slow moving” — before he was struck.

INITIAL REPORT, 1:53 p.m.

A pedestrian was reportedly struck by a train this afternoon in Hamilton.

Emergency crews were dispatched at 1:34 p.m. to the intersection of Heaton Avenue and Fifth Street. The victim was reportedly “bleeding from the head,” according to dispatchers.

Crews have arrived on the scene.

We’ll update this story as more information becomes available.

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