Teen walking across railroad tracks hit by train in Middletown

Scene of accident (Source: FOX19 NewsNation Ben Hunter)
Scene of accident (Source: FOX19 NewsNation Ben Hunter)

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - A 19-year-old male has been airlifted to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton after being hit by a train Wednesday morning.

The accident happened just before 8 a.m. behind a gas station in the 500 block of University Boulevard in Middletown. According to Middletown Police, Willis Tyler Fields was waiting on a southbound train to pass and then walked into the path of a northbound train.

Police believe he did not see or hear the northbound train.

The Middletown Fire Department responded and was airlifted to the hospital. There is no word on his condition.

The incident is under investigation by the Middletown Police Department.

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