A teen boy was struck and killed by a train Thursday morning, railroad investigators said.
The teen was hit near the 2100 block of York Drive in south Fort Worth.
Investigators said the teen was a Hispanic male, but did not detail information on the victim's identity, saying his parents have not yet been notified.
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According to Joe Faust, the director of public affairs for Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad, the incident occurred as the teen walked westbound on the railroad tracks while wearing a backpack and headphones.
BNSF said the train engineer was aware that the locomotive hit the teen and that the train is equipped with a camera that should have video of the incident.
Fort Worth Independent School District spokesman Clint Bond said the district believes the victim may have been a student at an area high school.
BNSF originally gave the victim's age as 14-years-old, however Fort Worth police described him as an 15 or 16-year-old. Other sources continued the variations on the victim's age, but all ages fit between the range students traditionally attend high school.
NBC 5 has crews on the way to the scene to gather more information.