ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. – A CSX train struck a 2-year-old boy and his baby sitter who were walking on the tracks northeast of Tampa, Florida, killing the child.
Pasco County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Hunter Fink was walking with his 4-year-old sister, their baby sitter and a man identified as Cody Williams along raised train tracks on Monday when they realized a train was coming.
The news release said Williams grabbed the girl and jumped off the tracks about 8 feet below to safety.
The Sheriff's Office said the sitter, Heather Henderson, 26, was holding Hunter but did not get out of the way in time. She is in stable condition.
CSX and the Sheriff's Office are investigating.