PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man in a wheelchair was hit and pinned under an Amtrak train Wednesday night in Salem, officials said.
The man was crossing the train tracks at Silverton Road NE and Portland Road NE at about 7:15 p.m. when he was hit, according to the Salem Police Department.
Despite being pinned under the train and dragged a short distance, the man was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Salem police and Union Pacific police launched an investigation.
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