Boy Loses Leg after Being Hit by CSX Train in Frankford

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July 20, 2017

Frankford, Philly: Boy Struck by Freight Train on Castor Avenue in Frankford, Loses Leg

Boy Hospitalized in Frankford Train Crash on Castor Avenue  Frankford, Philadelphia (July 19, 2017) – A 14-year-old boy lost his leg in a train crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Frankford, according to a local news source article. At around 5:05 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, a boy was struck by a slow-moving southbound CSX train near the 3600 block of Castor Avenue, authorities said. The train hit the boy and continued traveling south, likely unaware of the accident. It was not clear why the boy, who was with at least one friend, was in the track area. An engineer in […]