A 16 year old teen is struck by a train while he walks to school.,
The teen, Mahlon Mosher, was struck while he walked near the tracks in New Milford around 8:15 this morning,
According to police, he was wearing head phones at the time,
Police say the conductor of the train signaled by with an air horn but the teen did not respond.
Mosher was a 16 year old sophomore at Blue Ridge High School.
Classmates tell us he was new to the district - he had moved to New Milford from Texas a few weeks into the school year-
The school community is sadden and shocked
A moment of silence will be observed tonight during the Blue Ridge basketball game