Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Confirmed fatality-Beverly Prides Crossing

Death Investigation
On October 2, 2013 at approximately 9:50 a.m. Transit Police officers from Area 2 received a radio call to respond to Prides Crossing MBTA Commuter Rail station in Beverly for a report of a pedestrian possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Beverly Police, Fire and EMS. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A white female, age unknown, was trespassing on the right of way in the area of South Thissel Street crossing and was struck by a MBTA Commuter Rail train. The female has been pronounced deceased. Transit Police detectives along with the Essex County District Attorney's Office are investigating the facts and circumstances leading to the incident. Shuttle bus service has been set in place.

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