BREAKING NEWS: Update: Missing Oxford child found safe Full Story

Teen hit by train sustains non-life-threatening injuries

A teenager who police say was trying to cross railroad tracks was struck by a train in Mississippi.

Posted: Dec. 11, 2017 8:44 AM

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A teenager who police say was trying to cross railroad tracks was struck by a train in Mississippi.

News outlets report that Maj. Chris DeBack with Biloxi police says the minor attempted to run across the tracks on Saturday afternoon at the Nichols Street crossing. Authorities say the teen sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital. His current condition is unknown.

No further details have been released. The incident is under investigation.

Article Comments

Tupelo
Few Clouds
55° wxIcon
Hi: 60° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 55°
Columbus
Overcast
52° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 52°
Oxford
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 54°
Starkville
Overcast
50° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 50°
WTVA Radar
WTVA Temperatures
WTVA Severe Weather