SOUTH BELOIT -- A medical helicopter has rushed a man from the scene where apparently his leg was severed after being run over by a train.
Robert Ciarpaglini shot the video you see here, and says it happened on the tracks behind the Viking Bowling Center at 201 Oak Grove Ave. His says the tracks next to the Rock River in South Beloit are a place where homeless sometimes gather, although the identity of the victim or whether he is indeed homeless has not yet been released.
More details as they become available.
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