|Updated: 4/16/2012 4:29 pm
||Published: 4/16/2012 2:32 am
CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — Claremore police have identified a teen struck and killed by a train on Sunday night.
Assistant Police Chief Charles Downum says 16-year old Christian Brasher died when trying to run across a train track with a friend. Downum says Brasher and an 18-year old friend were trying to beat the train. The 18-year old was on a skateboard and made it across the tracks safely.
Police say the incident happened at about 9:30 p.m. at a railroad crossing at Seventh Street and Missouri Avenue in Claremore.
Police say no one on the Union Pacific freight train was injured.
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