A tragic accident occurred over the weekend in Troutdale Oregon when a 17-year-old struck by a train and killed while doing a senior photoshoot on the train tracks.

The tragic accident occurred Saturday night after dark when the teen was doing a photoshoot for his Senior Pictures when a  Union Pacific train near the Historic Columbia River Highway and Graham Road.

Union Pacific released a statement urging people not to take photos on or near rail tracks due to the dangerous conditions.