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Man Hit by Train in Hesperia Sunday Morning Survives

HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) A man who was struck by a train early Sunday morning is expected to survive, Sheriff officials said.

At around 4:00 am, Deputies from the Hesperia station and Firefighters from the San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to a call referencing a pedestrian hit by a train.

“I was taking my dog to the backyard to go potty, and I heard 3 guys voices yelling out for Tony. Shortly thereafter I hear a freight train that travels Hesperia Rd. Then I heard them scream,” said Debbie Lauterhahn.

When emergency personnel responded to the area of Hesperia Road and Spruce Street, they located the pedestrian that was hit by a train.

“The adult male was struck by the train and was alert and talking to deputies. He was transported to ARMC and is expected to survive,” Sheriff’s Spokeswoman Cindy Bachman told Victor Valley News.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.

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