Sunday, February 22, 2015

Trespasser struck MBTA State Street station.

On February 21, 2015 at approximately 11pm Transit Police officers working in Area 1 received a radio call to respond to MBTA State Street station for 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: at approximately 11pm a female, believed to be around 29 years of age, while trespassing on the right of way was struck by a northbound Orange Line train at MBTA State Street station. The female has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained. Transit Police detectives along with representatives of the Suffolk County DA's Office are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.

media inquiries should be directed to LT. R.Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com

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