Stopped train closes 2 intersections near NC State Fairgrounds

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- A man is in the hospital after he was hit by a train Thursday morning.

Police said the CSX freight train hit the man and was forced to stop on the tracks that run between Hillsborough Street and Beryl Road shortly before 5 a.m.

The train blocked two intersections along Hillsborough Street and Beryl Road: Blue Ridge Road and Powell Drive.

The unidentified man was taken to WakeMed. The extent of his injuries is unknown.
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