INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A teen girl was struck by an Amtrak train Thursday in Independence, officials say.
A spokesperson for Amtrak confirmed to FOX4 that just before 4:30 p.m. one person who was in the path of the train was hit near Truman Road and Hardy Avenue.
Independence police said the teen had serious, but non-life threatening injuries, and first responders took her to the hospital.
The Amtrak train did not derail in the collision, and no passengers on the train were injured, the Amtrak spokesperson said.
This is a developing story. FOX4 is working to get more information from local law enforcement.