14 year old boy hit by train in Chicopee

Teen struck by train near 919 Meadow Street

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A 22News follow-up to a story we first brought you on WWLP.com Wednesday afternoon.

We now know that the fourteen year old boy who was hit by a train will spend the night in the hospital, but is expected to be ok.

Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News the teen suffered a broken elbow and some other minor injuries.

The teen, who lives in Chicopee, was hit by an  Amtrak “Vermonter” near 919 Meadow Street about four Wednesday afternoon.

Officer Wilk told 22News he believes the boy had been walking on the tracks.

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