TROY — A 13-year-old female suffered injuries after she was struck by a train as she walked on a train trestle on her way to school around 7 a.m.
According to Troy Police Department’s Sgt. Zach Mumford, the train was traveling 24 miles an hour at the time of the incident.
The accident occurred on the train tracks at Stauton Road and Water Street. The student was taken by medics to Upper Valley Medical Center with a serious leg injury. The injuries she sustained do not appear to be life threatening.
Troy Police said the girl and another 15-year-old boy, who jumped off the trestle into the river bank, will be cited for trespassing. The boy was not injured. It is unknown if the teens had been using the train trestle to get to school prior to the incident.