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Girl, 12, struck by train, loses part of leg in Mahanoy City

Published August 20. 2014 06:42PM


MAHANOY, Pa. (AP) - Police in Schuylkill County say a 12-year-old girl has lost part of her leg after being struck by a train.

The Pottsville Republican-Herald reports that she was struck by a Reading & Northern train in Mahanoy (MA'-ha-noy) City at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The girl has been flown to a trauma hospital.

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