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Man's Legs Severed by Freight Train in Long Beach
A man's legs were severed after he was hit by a freight train in Long Beach Thursday morning. A passer-by spotted the injured man near the tracks around 5:15 a.m. and paramedics took him to a hospital where he was conscious and in critical condition, according to Long Beach fire spokesman Steve Yamamoto.
Firefighters later found the detached limbs, packed them in ice and brought them to the hospital for possible reattachment.
The man was identified as a Latino in his 20s, according to KTLA. The incident occurred just north of the 91 freeway near Cherry Avenue. The freight train did not stop at the location and an investigation is underway, according to Long Beach Fire.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.