Kentucky boy dies 3 days after being hit by train

June 5, 2018

LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Officials say a 12-year-old Kentucky boy who was hit by a train on Friday has died from his injuries.

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that the boy died Monday evening at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. The child’s name was not released.

Authorities said the boy was hit by a southbound train Friday night about 8 miles south of London. Police say they are still investigating why the boy was on the tracks.

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