Monday, May 4, 2015

Confirmed Fatality; Auburndale

On May 4, 2015 at approximately 9:15am Transit Police officers working in Area 4 were dispatched to Auburndale station in Newton for a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Newton Fire and EMS. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information; a white male approximately in his 50's while trespassing on track 2, was struck by a inbound Worcester Main Line commuter rail train. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.

Transit Police detectives along with representatives of the Middlesex District Attorney's Office are currently investigating the facts and circumstances leading to the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.

media inquiries should be directed to LT. Richard Sullivan at