2011-02-03 / Local & State

Man Hospitalized After Car Struck By 2 Trains

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A newspaper says a man is hospitalized after his car was struck by two trains traveling in opposite directions.

Harrisburg police told The Patriot-News that the man drove onto the tracks near 13th and Paxton streets early Thursday.

Norfolk Southern spokesman Rudy Husband says a westbound train struck the car first and pushed it into the path of an eastbound train early Thursday morning. Husband says the incident was reported at 2:50 a.m.

The newspaper says the man was pulled out of the vehicle by rescue crews and taken to Hershey Medical Center. His name was not released.

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