Thursday, April 28, 2016

TPD confirms fatality in Medford. Trespasser struck

On April 28, 2016 at approximately 7PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to Medford for a report of a person possibly struck by a MBTA Commuter Rail train. Multiple TPD units responded along with Medford Fire and EMS. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a male, age unknown, while trespassing on the inbound track was struck by a Lowell Line MBTA commuter rail train in the vicinity of 662 Boston ave, Medford. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained. Transit Police detectives along with representatives from the Middlesex County DA's Office are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.

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