16-year-old boy hit and killed by train in Merced, police say

Officers say Devonea Graham and his two younger siblings were crossing the tracks at P and 24th Streets when Graham was hit by a train.

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BRITTANY JACOB: That breaking news is out of Merced, where a young person has been hit and killed by a train. The tragic accident happened around 4:00 this afternoon.

ALYSSA FLORES: Merced police say it appears the victim was trying to cross the railroad tracks with friends when they were hit. The tracks are located near P and 24th Streets. This is video of the scene provided by Merced GW News.

The train was stopped and blocking traffic in the area following the accident. Authorities say the victim was a juvenile but they have not released any other details. Of course, we'll continue to follow this breaking news story and bring you any updates on air, online, and on our mobile app.