Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Trespasser struck in Norwood-Confirmed fatality

Death Investigation
On September 11, 2013 at approximately 4:30pm Transit Police officers from Area 4 received a radio call to respond to Norwood for a report of a person possibly struck by an MBTA Commuter Rail train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Norwood Police, Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information; an Eastbound Franklin Line MBTA CR train, which had originated in Forge Park and due to arrive in Boston at approximately 5:08pm, struck a trespasser in the vicinity of Washington and Dean Street, Norwood. The trespasser, a white male, believed to be in his late 20's was pronounced deceased.

There were several passengers on board, they were safely evacuated and placed on buses.

Transit Police detectives along with the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office are currently investigating the facts and circumstances leading to the incident.

media inquiries should be directed to