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Man who lost feet when struck by train is expected to survive

Preliminary investigation indicates a man was walking from Payne subdivision to his residence...
Preliminary investigation indicates a man was walking from Payne subdivision to his residence on Brickyard Road when he apparently sat down and fell asleep on the Union Pacific railroad tracks, authorities say. (Source: Google Maps)
Updated: Jun. 4, 2018 at 2:44 PM CDT
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NATCHITOTCHES PARISH, LA (KSLA) - The man who was hit by a train while sleeping on railroad tracks in Natchitoches Parish remains in an Alexandria hospital.

Henry Allen Howard, 65, of Natchitoches, lost both feet in the accident early Sunday morning.

Natchitoches sheriff's Capt. Tony Moran said Monday afternoon that Howard's condition is stable and that he is expected to survive.

The accident happened about 1 a.m. Sunday near the Brickyard Road area off Louisiana Highway 6 near Natchitoches.

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