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Mickayla Friend and Mateus Moore

Witnesses of a train collision that killed a teenage boy and left his girlfriend in critical condition say they boy saved the girl from certain death by pushing her away from the tracks.

Mickayla Friend, 16, is in critical condition after the accident, which happened Friday around 7 p.m. when she and her boyfriend, Mateus Moore, were walking along railroad tracks in Marysville, Ca.

The couple was going to pick up some snacks for a school dance when a train struck the 16-year-old Moore, killing him at the scene.

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