Boy severely injured after being hit by train in Monument

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Authorities say a boy suffered severe injuries when he was hit by a BNSF freight train in Monument.

Sgt. Joe Roybal with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office tells The Gazette ( ) the boy was found near the tracks near Mitchell Road and Front Street at about 1 a.m. Saturday and was taken to a nearby hospital.

The sheriff's office declined to release the boy's name, age or any other details because the investigation is ongoing.

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