Train fatally strikes 18-year-old in Montgomery County

NEW CANEY, TX

It happened around noon at Loop 494 and Keith Drive in the New Caney area.

Christopher Neves, 18, of New Caney, was killed by a Union Pacific train as he walked along the tracks.

Authorities say Neves was going to his girlfriend's house and had his headphones in his ears, listening to music. Although the train's horn sounded, he did not move from the tracks and was killed on impact.

The train was traveling 50mph.

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