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14-year-old hit by train in North Bellport

July 7, 2011 4:20:00 AM PDT
A teenage boy is in critical condition on Long Island after he was struck by a train on Wednesday.

The 14-year-old was hit along the Long Island Rail Road tracks in North Bellport around 4:30 p.m.

The conductor reported seeing a group of teens on the tracks just before the accident.

It's not clear why they were there.

The victim was airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center.

Suffolk County police arrested a 13-year-old boy who was with the teen who was struck.

He was charged with criminal mischief for throwing rocks at cars from the train tracks.


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