17-year-old dead after train hits pedestrian in Goshen

An 17-year-old is dead after being hit by a train.

WNDU reports the pedestrian was struck around 3 a.m. this morning on East Lincoln near 8th Street. The train sat on the track for nearly four hours after the collision before it began moving again.

Police have identified the victim as Charles Adkins of Goshen.

Please note: We previously reported the victim was an 18-year-old based on what the victim’s family had told our reporting partners. We have corrected the story to reflect he was age 17.