A 17-year-old boy died after being hit by a train in Laurel County early Saturday.
William Walters had been out with friends on the tracks and was waiting for them to come back when the train hit him, said Deputy Coroner Darren Kilburn.
"He just didn't have time to get out of the way," Kilburn said.
The accident happened at 3:06 a.m. on CSX tracks in the Lily community, about seven miles south of London, according to the Laurel County sheriff's office.
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Walters was pronounced dead at the scene.