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Man Hit by Metrorail Train at Wheaton Station

UPDATE: Coverage from The Post's Lena Sun.

UPDATE 2: Normal service has been resumed on the Red Line, according to Metro. The man has been taken to a hospital for treatment.

A Red Line train hit an unidentified male traveler at the Wheaton Metrorail station at 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21, according to a Metro press release.

The man's condition was not mentioned.

Trains at the station were sharing a single track between the Glenmont and Forest Glen stations to accomodate the work of police and emergency personnel, according to Metro; shuttle bus service was also established.

Metro estimated that rail service would return to normal by 3:30 p.m.

By Washington Post Editors  |  May 21, 2008; 2:50 PM ET
Categories:  Metro  
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He should be thanked for not jumping during rush hoursssssssss

Posted by: Anonymous | May 22, 2008 4:05 PM | Report abuse

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