British man has his foot sliced off after falling asleep by a railway line in France
| Peter Allen In Paris for MailOnline
1/23/2019 1:32 PM EST
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A British man has had his right foot sliced off after he fell asleep next to a railway line in northern France.
The 53-year-old tourist from Jersey, in the Channel Islands, is thought to have been drinking before the horrifying accident in Rennes, Brittany, in the early hours of Wednesday.
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'He'd fallen asleep after a night out and a freight train careered over his body at around 3am,' said an investigating source.
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