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Man hit by train while trying to escape from police

Published 02/12/2007

A man has been seriously injured in the UK after being hit by a train while apparently trying to get away from police.

Officers say they stopped following him after he was seen climbing onto an embankment in the Longsight area of Manchester.

He was later found lying next to the tracks.

The incident's been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission in Britain.

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