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Man Struck By Train At Rosslyn Metro Station

10:43 AM, Apr 14, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A train struck an adult male after he intentionally placed himself on the tracks of the Rossyln Metro station on Sunday, officials said. 

According to a Metro spokesperson, the operator applied the emergency breaks when he saw the man on the platform at about 10:30 a.m. but still struck him.

The man survived and was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, the spokesperson said. 

The blue and orange line were single tracking for about two hours after the incident. 

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