Friday, October 16, 2015

Trespasser struck: confirmed fatality Quincy

On October 16, 2015 at approximately 8:30pm Transit Police officers working in Area 3 received a radio call to respond to Quincy for a report of a person possibly struck by an MBTA Commuter Rail train . Multiple TPD units responded along with Quincy Fire and EMS. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: approximately 150 yards south of MBTA Wollaston station on the Old Colony Line a male, age unknown at this time, while trespassing on the right of way was struck by a MBTA commuter rail train. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained. Transit Police detectives along with representatives from the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.

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