The Douglas County Sheriff's office has identified the boy struck and killed Wednesday morning by a train in Elkhorn.  

17-year-old Dylan Johnson of Elkhorn died after being hit by the train around 2:15 a.m. near Ohio and Main streets in Elkhorn.  

Investigators say a witness stated he saw the teen walk in front of a west bound Union Pacific train before being struck.  

After being closed for several hours, the crossing has reopened.