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Bicyclist loses foot, toe after being hit by train

Officers say that a Reginald Chatman, 55, was riding his bicycle when he fell on the train tracks. Officers say that a Reginald Chatman, 55, was riding his bicycle when he fell on the train tracks.
TERREBONNE PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

A 55-year-old bicyclist remains in critical condition after being struck by a train in Shriever, Louisiana.

The incident happened around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday on Burlington Court.

Officers say that a Reginald Chatman, 55, was riding his bicycle when he fell on the train tracks. He tried to roll away from an approaching train but was unsuccessful, deputies say.

The train struck Chatman and his bicycle. Chatman was transported to Thibodaux Regional Hospital where he was transported by air to New Orleans Hospital.

Officers say that his left foot and right toe were amputated. He remains in critical condition.

Anyone with information on the investigation is asked to contact the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office at (985) 876-2500.

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