HATTIESBURG, Miss. — A pedestrian has been hit by a train in Hattiesburg.

Police say they responded to a call at about 7 a.m. Thursday about a man being struck by a train.

WDAM-TV reports the man was on his way to work and crossed the railroad tracks while the train was moving.

Lt. Latosha Myers-Mitchell says the man, whose name has not been released, sustained non-life threatening injuries and is in stable condition at an area hospital.

She urged residents to have patience when trains are on the tracks. She says safety always comes first.

Information from: WDAM-TV, http://www.wdam.com

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