Man injured when hit by train in Council Bluffs

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A man has been injured when he was struck by a train while watching another train pass by in Council Bluffs.

The Daily Nonpareil reports the man, who wasn’t identified, was struck by the train Thursday afternoon.

Police say the man was watching an eastbound train pass when he was struck by a westbound train.

Police Sgt. Jason Bailey says the man suffered an injury to his arm.

It took the train several seconds to stop after it hit the man. It wasn’t immediately known how fast the train was traveling.