Teen hit, killed by CSX train in Portland - WSMV Channel 4

Teen hit, killed by CSX train in Portland

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PORTLAND, TN (WSMV) -

Police in Portland are investigating after a juvenile was hit by a train late Thursday night.

According to the Portland Police Department, a CSX freight train hit 17-year-old Jon Ferrell on the tracks near South Russell Street just before 10:30 p.m.

Officers found the victim's body about 300 feet away from the intersection. He died at the scene.

Portland police said the incident is still under investigation.

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