Police and BNSF Railway officials are investigating after a local teenager was hit by a train and killed Wednesday afternoon.

According to our news partner, KWTX, the teen was crossing train tracks near Copperas Cove High School around 4:20 PM when he was hit. As of this article's publication, the authorities had not yet released the teen's name.

Crystal Rosado and Sam DeLeon with KWTX reported that BNSF would review footage from a camera mounted on the train to determine exactly what happened. The train was headed to Temple from Sweetwater at the time of the collision.

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