Teen hit and killed by train in Miamisburg identified

MIAMISBURG, Ohio (WDTN) -Montgomery County Regional Dispatch says a 16-year-old died Friday after being hit by a train in Miamisburg.

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office has identified him as Juan Jose Fernandez of Miamisburg.

The accident happened on the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks between Linden Avenue and East Central Avenue after 7:30 p.m. Friday.

According to Sergeant Josiah Keefer of the Miamisbug Police Department, officers found Fernandez dead at the scene. They believe all crossing arms and signals were functioning at the time of the accident and that Fernandez was on foot.

Sgt. Keefer says there is no indication of suicide and are continuing to investigate.

Fernandez is a student at Centerville High School.

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