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.