Teen passes away after train incident in Rockwood

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ROCKWOOD, Tenn. (WATE) — A teenager has passed away after being hit by a train Saturday night.

According to reports, at 11:40 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, a Norfolk Southern train hit and killed 18-year-old Thomas King near Rathburn Avenue.

Norfolk Southern is reminding the public that “it is extremely dangerous and also trespassing to walk on or within the right-of-way of railroad tracks. People should cross tracks on at designated crossings and use extreme caution at all times.”

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