A 27 year old male was taken to the hospital early Sunday morning after allegedly being struck by a train in Vandalia. Vandalia Police Chief Jeff Ray says in a statement that at 4:08 am on Sunday morning, the Vandalia Police Department received a report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a train underneath the 3rd and Main Street overpass. The Vandalia Police Department, Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies, Fayette County Ambulance and Vandalia Fire Department arrived on the scene to assist. Chief Ray says the individual is identified as Carl Sprague was transported to Fayette County Hospital for treatment of injuries. Chief Ray says Sprague suffered critical injuries.