Charges may be pending after man 'bumped' by train in Kinston


A man was "bumped" by a train in Kinston Monday morning, Kinston Police said in a press release.

Justin Brown, 28, of 2641 Mark N. Smith Rd. in Deep Run, was walking east on the right side of the train tracks between Independence and East Streets in Kinston, according to Kinston Police Public Information Officer Woody Spencer. Brown was wearing ear buds and didn't hear the train approaching.

He was "bumped by the train as it passed," Spencer said in the press release. Brown was sitting up and talking before he was transported by EMS to UNC Lenoir Hospital.

Charges may be pending, police said.

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