- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 29, 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - A boy has survived being hit by a train in Atlanta.

Atlanta police spokeswoman Lisa Bender tells local news outlets that the 8-year-old was hit by a train Sunday afternoon in northwest Atlanta. He suffered a broken leg and a cut on the head.

Bender says the child was “alert, conscious (and) breathing” when he was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital.

Further details, like the child’s current condition, haven’t been released.

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