Teen fatally struck by train in Otisville

A teenager was fatally struck by a train in Orange County Monday evening. Transit officials say a Metro-North train hit and killed the 19-year-old last

A Metro-North train hit and killed the 19-year old last night near the Otisville train station on the Port Jervis line.

A Metro-North train hit and killed the 19-year old last night near the Otisville train station on the Port Jervis line. (9/13/16)

OTISVILLE - A teenager was fatally struck by a train in Orange County Monday evening.

Transit officials say a Metro-North train hit and killed Lewis Thomas Roemer,19, of Hyde Park, near the Otisville train station on the Port Jervis line.

Roemer was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators have not disclosed yet why they think the teen was on the tracks but say it does not appear any criminality was involved.

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