UPDATE: Teen killed after being struck by train in northwest Bakersfield identified

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UPDATE 4/15: The Kern County coroner’s office identified the teen as Anthony Lee Terrill, Jr.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A 17-year-old has died after they were hit by a train Sunday evening in Northwest Bakersfield, according to BNSF.

A BNSF spokesperson said the collision happened just before 6:30 p.m. at the railroad tracks near Santa Fe Way north of Renfro Road. The teen was walking on the tracks at the time of the crash, according to BNSF.

Few details of the collision were available Sunday and BNSF said it is investigating the cause of the collision.

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