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PORTLAND, Ore. — Authorities say a man suffered life-threatening injuries after he was hit by two trains in Portland, Oregon.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Portland Police Sgt. Chris Burley says the man was hit late Tuesday by an eastbound Union Pacific freight train and then hit by a westbound Amtrak train.

Burley says the man was taken to a hospital.

Authorities believe he was trying to cross two sets of railroad tracks.

Burley says Union Pacific and Amtrak are investigating.