Teen hit by train in Highlands County - FOX 13 News

Teen hit by train in Highlands County

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A 13-year-old boy was injured Tuesday afternoon when he ran in front of a train in Avon Park.

The Highlands County Sheriff's Office says the teen was running alongside the train, and tried to dart in front of it.

That's when the train clipped his leg.

The boy is in critical condition at Tampa General Hospital with a broken pelvis.

His name has not been released.

We'll have more information as it becomes available.

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