Teen killed in train accident near Vinton - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Teen killed in train accident near Vinton

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident involving a train.

Deputies responded around 7:30 Saturday morning to a call regarding a pedestrian that had been struck by a train. The investigation revealed at the corner of Hwy. 90 and Miller Road in Vinton an eastbound train reported hitting something on the track.

The track inspector found the body of Christopher E. Johnson, 13, Vinton, near the track. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

It was determined Johnson was on the tracks when he was struck due to evidence found at the scene.

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