A juvenile was struck and killed by a train in Merced Thursday afternoon, according to the Merced Police Department.
Just before 4 p.m., officers responded to reports of a person struck by a train near G Street. A male juvenile was found dead near the railroad tracks with injuries consistent with having been struck by a train.
The cause of the collision is under investigation and the name of the victim is being withheld pending family notification.
The department is asking anyone with information regarding the case to contact Det. Sergeant Alvarez at 209-385-6905.