Man injured in train incident

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Print item

A disturbed Gentry youth suffered severe injury to his lower left leg Saturday afternoon when he placed his leg on the track in front of an oncoming Kansas City Southern freight train, according to Gentry police reports.

The youth, identified by police as Corey Wilds, 19, of Gentry, allegedly placed his left leg on the KCS railroad track below the Arkansas Highway 12 overpass shortly before 3 p.m. on Saturday.

According to preliminary police reports, Wilds allegedly told an officer that he heard voicesin his head telling him to put his leg on the track.

Wild’s leg was almost completely severed below the knee, according to police reports.

Personnel from the Gentry Police and Fire Departments responded to ...


Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.
Monthly and yearly online subscriptions are available starting at only $2.99. Access is free for print subscribers. Click here to see rates and register.

News, Pages 1 on 02/02/2011

Comments

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers.

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Registration is required to make comments. Click here to LOGIN.
You can register for FREE to post comments and receive alerts.