A pedestrian struck by a train on Saturday afternoon in Turlock was flown out by air ambulance with major injuries.
According to Turlock Police Sgt. Steve Rodrigues, officers responded at around 1:30 p.m. to a report of a train hitting a pedestrian at the tracks at Fulkerth Road and Golden State Boulevard.
The victim is an adult white male, Rodrigues said, who was taken to a hospital by Medi-Flight with life-threatening injuries.
He said there was no information Saturday afternoon about why the man was walking near the train or details regarding how he was struck.
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The roadways around Front Street and Fulkerth Road had been closed after the accident but Rodrigues said at around 3:30 p.m. that they were expected to be reopened shortly.