Juvenile Fatally Struck by Train at P and 24th Streets
MERCED, CA (March 14, 2021) – A 16-year-old boy died after hit by a train Saturday afternoon in Merced, authorities said.
The boy has been identified as Devonea Graham.
According to the Merced Police Department, the accident happened in the area of P Street and 24th Street before 4:00 p.m., March 13.
Police said Graham was trying to cross the tracks with friends when the train struck him. He suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
As of 4:00 p.m., the train remained stopped, blocking traffic in the area for at least the several hours.
Authorities are still investigating the accident.
We express our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Devonea Graham.
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