Man struck by train, critically injured in Cary –

Man struck by train, critically injured in Cary -

Train hits, seriously injures 40-year-old man in Cary

Cary, N.C. — A man suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by a train in downtown Cary.

Police said Keith Zantow, 40, of Cary, was crossing the tracks at North Harrison Avenue and North Academy Street, near the Amtrak station, around 3:09 a.m. Thursday when he was hit.

Man seriously hurt after being struck by train in Cary, police say

Keith Zantow, 40, was near Harrison Avenue about 3 a.m. when he was struck on the railroad tracks, said Carolyn Roman, a town of Cary spokeswoman.

Zantow was alert and conscious when he was taken to WakeMed with life-threatening injuries, according to the town.

Simone Jasper is a reporter covering breaking stories for The News & Observer and real-time news in the Carolinas.

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