Police Identify Va. Teen Hit by Train

October 11, 2010

Chesterfield County police are investigating the death of a teenager who was struck by a train.

Lt. Jeff Parlier told the Richmond Times-Dispatch that 18-year-old Joshua D. Franklin of Chesterfield was hit by a southbound train Friday night near a back entrance to Defense Supply Center Richmond.

Franklin was pronounced dead at the scene. He was a senior at Meadowbrook High School.

The body was sent to the medical examiner's office.

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