Scotia police say the girl's death appears to be accidental.

According to the Times Union, authorities have not released the identity of the girl. 2 other girls were with the victim but were not hurt. The incident occurred about 2 miles west of the Schenectady station around 1:15pm. The victim was struck by a train carrying passengers from Niagara Falls to New York City.

Such a sad story - this is one of those stories you hear as a parent that just breaks your heart. Remember to keep this girls family and friends in your thoughts and prayers; and remember to go home and hug your kids tonight.