A Hickory man sustained critical injuries as a result of being struck by a train in Long View Thursday night (September 10). According to the Long View Police Department, the incident occurred at 10:20 p.m. Thursday on the 2500 Block of 1st Avenue SW.
45-year-old Robert Stephen Jolly was struck by a train while walking along the roadway. Hew was initially brought to Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, then transported to Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem where he was last reported to be in critical condition.
In addition to the Long View Police Department, Long View Fire, the Hickory Police Department, and Catawba County E.M.S. responded.