EAST PALESTINE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has been struck by a train and killed in eastern Ohio.
The East Liverpool Review reports East Palestine police say the department was notified around 6:15 p.m. about someone having been struck.
Police say it appears the teen was trying to walk across the tracks when he was struck by a Norfolk and Southern train hauling semitrailers.
Police haven’t released the boy’s identity.
East Palestine is roughly 88 miles southeast of Cleveland near the Pennsylvania border.