GREENSBORO, N.C. — A pedestrian was hit by an Amtrak passenger train in downtown Greensboro Thursday morning.
Police responded to the scene at about 8:40 a.m. at South Elm Street and Smothers Place.
Officers say 81-year-old Lane Green was walking at the crossing when he was hit by the passenger train.
The man, who appears to be a transient, was conscious and alert when officials arrived. He was then transported to Moses Cone Hospital with minor injuries.
The accident is under investigation.
The intersection was closed for a short time but has since reopened.