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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Detectives with the St. Louis County Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons are investigating a fatal railroad accident in Castlewood State Park.

According to Officer Adrian Washington, a county police spokesman, the accident took place around 4 p.m. in the 1400 block of Kiefer Creek Road.

Officers located a young male on the ground near the tracks. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was later identified as Caleb Balaban of St. Clair, Missouri. He was 17.