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17-year-old girl struck, killed by Amtrak train in Riverbank

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RIVERBANK – A teenage girl was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Riverbank late Monday morning.

The incident happened at around 10:45 a.m. under the Atchison Street Bridge, between Prestwick and 1st Street. A spokesperson for BNSF Railway said the individual was not in a designated crossing.

According to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office, the body of an unidentified female was found at the scene.

Riverbank Police Services have since identified the girl as a 17-year-old Riverbank resident. Her name hasn't been released by authorities. 

Riverbank is a city just north of Modesto and about 70 miles south of Sacramento. 

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