Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Trespasser struck in Gloucester; Confirmed fatality

Death Investigation
On May 26, 2014 at approximately 10:10 PM Transit Police officers working in Area 2 received a radio call to respond to Gloucester Commuter Rail station for a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units as well as Gloucester Police and Fire responded. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a female while trespassing on a single track underneath the Gloucester Street overpass in the vicinity of Mile Post 32/250 was struck by a commuter rail train. The individual was pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.

Transit Police detectives and representatives from the Essex County District Attorney's Office are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.

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