Teen hit by train on Milledgeville railroad bridge

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Police say a 15-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being struck by a train.

According to Milledgeville Police, around 7 p.m. on Friday, May 10, three minors were walking on BNSF tracks on a railroad bridge over Elkhorn Creek on the east edge of Milledgeville, Illinois when a westbound train struck one of them.

Chance Casares, 15, was taken to a hospital in Sterling and later moved to Rockford for treatment of multiple injuries.

The two others escaped without injuries, according to police.


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