Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Trespasser struck: MBTA Haymarket station

8:30pm the male has been pronounced with an absence of life as a result of injuries sustained.

On October 29, 2014 at approximately 5:40pm Transit Police officers working in Area 1 received a radio call to respond to Haymarket MBTA station for a report of a person struck by a Orange Line train. Multiple Transit Police units responded as well as the Boston Fire Department and Boston EMS. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a male, approximately in his 40's, while trespassing in the right of way was struck by a southbound Orange Line train. Boston Fire Department personnel were able to extract the male from beneath the train. Boston EMS provided emergency treatment and transported the male to a local area hospital with life threatening injuries. Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances leading to the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.

Service in and out of the station was shut down temporarily. Northbound service has resumed and southbound is expected to resume shortly.

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