Portland police are investigating the death of a boy who they say was struck and killed by a CSX train late Thursday night.
According to police, at 10:22 p.m., officers were contacted by CSX officials who told them a southbound train struck a person walking along the tracks just south of South Russell Street.
Officers arrived and found the body of a boy and pronounced him dead at the scene.
The boy's identity has not yet been released pending notification of his family, police said.
The incident remains under investigation.
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