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Missing teen found safe after 300 mile ride on coal train

LUBBOCK, Texas – According to an AP report recently posted on KWTX.com, a thirteen-year old girl who went missing while on a family vacation in Colorado, was found safe four days later by a Texas farmer. The missing teen had apparently hitched a ride on a coal train heading south and hopped off 300 miles later when she ran out of Skittles®. The farmer called local authorities and the girl was reunited with her family. No criminal charges are expected to be filed. Read the complete story here.