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PETERSBURG, Va. -- A man hit by a train Tuesday night suffered a broken arm, Petersburg Fire officials told CBS 6 senior reporter Wayne Covil. A search for the man, which began Tuesday night and resumed Wednesday morning, ended when emergency officials learned the man checked himself in to the hospital.

The conductor of a Norfolk Southern train reported he hit someone on the tracks around 2100 South Crater Road Tuesday night. No evidence of a person hit was found that evening however.

Emergency personnel searched on the tracks looking for the reported victim. The train is about a mile to a mile and a half long, Petersburg Fire officials said. In addition to a search on the ground, helicopters hovered in the air to help in the search.

An investigation into the incident continued.

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