Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Trespasser struck DTC-Confirmed fatality

On December 9, 2015 at approximately 6:40pm Transit Police officers assigned to the downtown area received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Downtown Crossing station for a person possibly struck by a subway train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Boston Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a female, age approx 42, was struck by a Red Line northbound train while trespassing on the right of way. The female has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.

Transit Police detectives along with representatives from Suffolk County DA Office are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.

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