Teen Hit By Train in Pike County MO
A Louisiana teen is recovering from moderate injuries after being hit by a train late Monday morning.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 16 year old Spencer Butler of Louisiana was walking on a railroad bridge at Calumet Creek at 10:55 Monday morning. Butler attempted to exit the tracks and was struck by the locomotive of a southbound train. Troopers say Butler was taken to Pike County Memorial Hospital by private vehicle for treatment.