Train hits 11-year-old boy’s ankle

Train hits 11-year-old boy's ankle (Image 1)

An 11-year-old boy hit by a train late Sunday night is expected to be okay.

The boy told police he was playing on the railroad tracks just after 8 p.m. at 16th Avenue North.

While crossing the tracks, his foot got stuck and the train struck his ankle.

He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The train was headed to Nashville from Memphis.

No further details were immediately released.

This is the second juvenile hit by a train in Nashville within a week.

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