MISSOULA, Mont. -

Breaking overnight, officials say a 22-year-old man is recovering from injuries after a train nearly severs his foot.

It happened on the train tracks near the intersection of Sherwood and Scott.

First responders were called to the scene at around 2:40 am. When they arrived they discovered a man with a severely injured foot.

A tourniquet was applied to help stop the bleeding.

Authorities say the man appeared to be crossing the train tracks when he was struck by the train.