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Bicyclist hurt in collision with train in stable condition

POSTED: April 29, 2014 11:42 p.m.

A 23-year-old Flowery Branch man was recovering Tuesday at an Atlanta hospital after his bicycle was struck by a train Monday night.

Evan Cashin was in stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital, said Deputy Nicole Bailes, Hall County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman.

The incident took place on railroad tracks in the Bell Drive area off McEver Road in Flowery Branch.

After emergency responders arrived at 6:45 p.m., Cashin was flown via air ambulance to Grady, authorities said.

Norfolk Southern is investigating the incident.

Railroad spokesman Rick Harris couldn’t be reached for comment.

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