Man hit by train in Lyndon

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Emergency crews responded to a report of a person hit by a train in Lyndon.

Officials say a man was hit by a train about 9:50 Thursday evening near Washburn and Columbia in Lyndon.

While there is no word on the condition of the man, his injuries were reported to be life threatening.

Police say that the CSX train conductor called authorities and said he had hit a person while going down the track.

It isn't clear why the man was on the track.

Police and CSX officials continue to investigate.

Copyright 2012 WAVE News. All rights reserved.