The preliminary investigation revealed that a 17-year-old male juvenile was on the train tracks just south of South Spring Street when he was struck by a CSX train that was traveling northbound.
The juvenile was air lifted to St. Mary's in Evansville and is listed in critical condition. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
Trooper Nathan Craft investigated the collision. He was assisted on the scene by Sergeant Daniel White, Trooper Cody Kromer, Trooper Jonathan Murphy, Webster County Sheriff's Department, Webster County EMS, Webster County Rescue Squad, and PHI Air Medical.
Information provided by Chris E. King
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