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87-Year Old Pedestrian Hit By Train But Suffers Non-Life Threatening Injuries

An 87-year-old London man is in hospital with non-life threatening injuries after he was hit by a train in downtown London at approximately 10:00pm last night.

The victim was reported missing from a nursing home in the area at approximately 8:45pm and police instigated a full-scale search. Members from patrol and the Canine and the Public Order units were all involved in the search.

Witnesses reported a man crossed the tracks near the VIA Rail station in the area of York Street near Wellington Street. CN Rail contacted London police after the train struck the male.

Emergency services responded to the area and located the male conscious and breathing. He was then transported to the hospital where he remains in stable condition.

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