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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -- Spokane Valley Fire Department says a man in his 30's was injured while trying to jump onto a moving train in Spokane Valley.

Officials said the man was on the Union Pacific train tracks by Felt Fields. They said he was attempting to jump onto a ladder on the back of the train when he fell and the train rolled over his legs.

The Fire Departmentreported a woman heard the man's screams and called 911.

Authorities said the train was slowing down to a stop for a crew change.

The man is being treated at Sacred Heart Hospital. Paramedics at the scene told KREM 2 News the man's injuries were so severe, they doubted doctors would be able to reattach the man's legs.

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