Man struck by train on west side

October 27, 2010

A man suffered severe injuries when he was hit by a train about 5 a.m. Wednesday morning near Lynhurst and Plainfield Avenue on the west side of Indianapolis. The man was taken to Wishard Hospital with significant injuries to his head and left foot.  A CSX train conductor told police the man was lying on the tracks at the time he was struck. Police say they found alcohol on the man.