A 15-year-old Monroe High School student was killed when he was struck by a BNSF freighter train around 3:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14.

The student was in the tracks at North Kelsey Street when he was struck by the eastbound train, which blocked 179th Avenue Southeast, North Kelsey and part of Lewis Street for four hours while police investigated.

Monroe Police report there were several other students in the area at the time of the collision, and the cause is still under investigation.