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Man Suffers Injuries in Train Accident

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A Shreveport man is in the hospital after a train accident involving his vehicle, on Hollywood Avenue.

The train engineer told police the car had stalled between the crossing arms on the tracks and the driver was trying to get out of the vehicle. The train pushed the vehicle several feet along the tracks.

The impact of the train crashing into the car ejected the driver. The man was taken to LSU Hospital for treatment of facial and internal injuries.

Officials are still investigating the accident to determine why the car was on the tracks.