Friday, November 7, 2014

Trespasser struck DTC

Death Investigation
On November 6, 2014 at approximately 9:48pm Transit Police officers working in Area 1 received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Downtown Crossing (Red Line) for a report of a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Boston Fire and EMS. Transit Police personnel on scene reported the following preliminary information: a female, while trespassing on the southbound side, was struck by a Red Line train. The female was pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained. Transit Police detectives along with representatives of the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office are investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Fould play is NOT suspected.

Red Line service experienced significant delays. MBTA shuttle buses were deployed.

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