Teen Killed By Train May Have Been "Playing Chicken" - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Teen Killed By Train May Have Been "Playing Chicken"

PUYALLUP, Wash. -  A game may have played a role in the death of a 16-year-old boy hit and killed by an Amtrak train Sunday evening. Puyallup Police Lt.Scott Engle told KIRO 7 that officers responded to the Sound Transit Puyallup station on Main Avenue for a train versus pedestrian crash just before 7 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a 16-year-old Puyallup resident had been struck by a passing northbound Amtrak train and died at the scene. The teenager was with a friend on the train platform. Police said they were standing past the yellow warning line at the edge of the platform.

 

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