A young boy was hit by a train last night in Galt at C street and 4th street, where the Union Pacific tracks cross the road.  

The boy was rushed to the hospital. Police and Union Pacific are investigating and interviewed the engineer and train conductor about what happened.

According to Union Pacific, the incident happened around 8:20pm Friday night. They say there were four teens spotted around the tracks. One of the teens was playing chicken with the train and racing it, then ran across the tracks. He was struck and suffered serious injuries. No update yet on his identity or status.