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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police have identified the person hit and killed by a train near the 15900 block of Woods Edge Road in Chesterfield County.

"Aaron Groome, 16, of no permanent address, was walking south on the train tracks when he was fatally struck by a southbound train," a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said. "Police continue to investigate this incident."

Groome is the missing teen from Newport News who was last seen on March 23, 2019.

The missing person's alert indicated the teen may be in need of medical attention.

The train death was initially reported Wednesday, May 8, at about 2:15 p.m.

Anyone with information about Groome's death was asked to call Chesterfield Police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

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