Teen dies after being hit by train in New Caney

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on July 21, 2013 at 6:23 PM

NEW CANEY, Texas – An 18-year-old man was killed Sunday after being struck by a train across from Oakley Elementary School in east Montgomery County.

According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Christopher Neves was struck and killed by the train just before noon as he walked south on the tracks near Keith Lane and Loop 494. Neves was heading to his girlfriend’s home with headphones on.

Although the train braked and was sounding the horn, the teen did not hear it coming from behind, deputies said.

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