Teen loses toes while trying to hop off train - KMOV.com

Teen loses toes while trying to hop off train

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Train tracks in the Metro East. Credit: KMOV Train tracks in the Metro East. Credit: KMOV
MASCOUTAH, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

Police say a teen lost toes when he tried to jump off a Norfolk Southern train near Mascoutah.

The St. Clair Sheriff’s Office said three young teens hopped on a train near Alorton. They then jumped off the train somewhere around Mascoutah. Police said one of the teens lost some toes when he got off the train.

His friends carried him to the intersection of 6th Street and Illinois Route 161 in Mascoutah. Police said authorities and paramedics found them there.

One of the teens was taken to a hospital. The other two teens were turned over to Norfolk RR Police.

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