14-year-old boy killed after being hit by light rail train near South Colorado Boulevard in Denver, CO
Modified Date:Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:13pm
Accident Date:Tuesday, December 16, 2014
“But we thought he wouldn’t listen to us because we were younger and he was a grown adult,” said Ashleigha Walls, a student at South High School.
They thought about saying something, but South High School Student Ashleigha Walls said they hesitated because they believed, "He wouldn’t listen to us because we were younger and he was a grown adult."
"The party actually crossed over a 'no trespassing sign,' " before being struck, Ron Hatchet, a Denver Police Department spokesman, said Tuesday.
A 14-year-old male who had walked pass many obvious "No Trespassing" signs was killed as he was struck by a train coming out of a tunnel underneath South Colorado Boulevard. It is uncertain whether the his death was accidental or suicide; check back for updates as investigation continues.
Roadway:South Colorado Boulevard
County:Denver County, CO