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West Deer police: Train may have hit man flown to hospital

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Sunday, June 22, 2014, 8:15 a.m.

A train might have struck a man early Sunday near Creighton Russellton and Mahaffey roads in West Deer, township police said.

Police said the man was unconscious but alive when a helicopter flew him to a hospital after the incident, reported to Allegheny County dispatchers at 5:38 a.m. He had a deep cut on the back of his head, police said.

They declined to release the man's name or other information Sunday morning, citing an active investigation.

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