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SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A northern Wyoming boy is hospitalized in stable condition after being hit by a freight train while crossing the tracks in Sheridan.

Police say the 2-year-old was with adults and other children when he was struck at 10 a.m. Monday. He was alert and crying afterward and was taken to Children's Hospital Colorado as a precaution. Officers did not disclose his injuries.

The Sheridan Press reports (bit.ly/2ua2wu6) that police, the Wyoming Highway Patrol and BNSF Railway investigators are investigating the circumstances of the accident.

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Information from: The Sheridan (Wyo.) Press, http://www.thesheridanpress.com/

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