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A University of Central Oklahoma football player lost his left foot in an accident early Sunday when he tried to crawl under a parked train in Oklahoma City and the train started moving, police reported.
Derek Loccident, 20, a redshirt freshman defensive back from Westmoore High School, attempted to crawl under a stopped train on railroad tracks at SW 4 and E.K. Gaylord Boulevard about 2:30 a.m. Sunday, police reported.
The train started moving and cut off Loccident’s foot, according to an Oklahoma City police report. Loccident flagged down a nearby person, who took him to OU Medical Center, police said. Someone at the scene found his foot and it was taken to doctors at the hospital, police reported.
The article goes on to state the following:
Loccident was listed in fair condition Monday afternoon, a hospital spokesman said.
The UCO Athletics Department released a statement on the accident.
“The University of Central Oklahoma Athletics Department wishes to extend its full support to the Loccident family following an accident involving Derek Loccident Sunday morning,” the statement reads.
— Silas Allen (@SilasAllen1) September 10, 2018
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‼️JUST IN: UCO Football Player Derek Loccident lost his foot in a train accident this morning. He is still alive, in the hospital tonight.🙏🏼Sending prayers to this young man. https://t.co/eQhGGc2Zt8
— Abigail Ogle (@KOCOAbigail) September 10, 2018
#UPDATE: We’re learning more information about a train accident that cost UCO football player Derek Loccident his foot. Police say just before 3 a.m. Sunday, Loccident was trying to crawl under a train that was stopped. When the train started moving, it amputated his foot. @kfor pic.twitter.com/bKnLC7LLLY
— Jessica Bruno (@JbrunoKFOR) September 10, 2018
— UCO Bronchos (@ucoathletics) September 10, 2018
Oklahoma City police say 20-year-old Derek Loccident, a @UCOBronchos football player, tried to crawl under a stopped train yesterday. When the train started moving, it severed his foot. https://t.co/rmftHnzFxD #kwch12 pic.twitter.com/PmMIEpOrJ5
— KWCH Eyewitness News (@KWCH12) September 10, 2018