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Man hit by train in Sanford

Posted August 26, 2013 11:58 a.m. EDT

— A man remained in critical condition Monday after being hit by a train in Sanford over the weekend, police said.

Richard Lee Spears, 47, of Sanford,was hit by a southbound train as he was crossing the tracks near the intersection of Wicker and Moore streets shortly after 6:30 p.m. Saturday, police said.

Spears was taken to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill for treatment.

No other details were released.