Teen struck by train on MARC Camden Line

A boy has critical injuries after he was struck by a train while crossing the tracks in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

MARC’s Camden Line was suspended during the Monday afternoon rush hour because of police activity after a report that someone was hit by a train around 5 p.m. near Laurel, Maryland.

The Maryland Department of Transportation cleared the scene as of 6:30 p.m., and trains were moving through Monday evening with residual delays and some cancellations.

Prince George’s County police said they had received reports that a child had been hit by a train after several people were trying to cross the tracks.

The person who was struck is a teenager. Police had initially said the boy’s injuries were not life-threatening, but now say he has critical injuries.

WTOP’s Megan Cloherty contributed to this report.

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