Man injured in Dodge County after his car was struck by a train

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CHAUNCEY, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – A man has been hospitalized after his car was struck by a train in Dodge County on Thanksgiving.

According to Georgia State Patrol, 20 year old Seaborn Attaway was driving on South Railroad Avenue in Chauncey just after 12 Thursday afternoon. He turned right on Durham Street and drove on to some railroad tracks, as a Norfolk Southern train was passing through. The train hit the passenger side of Attaway’s car. The car eventually stopped on its drivers side, 66 feet away from where the train hit it.

Georgia State Patrol reports that Attaway was taken to Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin for a possible broken arm.


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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.