Emergency crews say they created a makeshift surgery unit in a Salt Lake-area train yard to amputate the leg of a 19-year-old trapped under cargo.
South Salt Lake Fire Chief Ron Morris says the man may have been pinned for eight hours before a railroad worker found him about 1 p.m. Thursday.
Morris tells KSL (http://bit.ly/PFFWjM ) the man and his dog apparently hopped a freight train in Denver. He was found in an open train car carrying sheets of steel up to 15 feet long, and was apparently trapped when the cargo shifted.
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