Transit Police detectives along with representatives of the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office have identified the male as Boston University student, Xianhu Chen, 17, of China. NO further updates.
On September 7, 2016 at approximately 12:15AM Transit Police officers received a radio call to investigate a possible body located on the Worcester Line tracks by Boston University under the Mass Pike. Upon arrival officers did observe a lifeless body. Transit Police detectives on scene report the following preliminary information; a male, approximate age of 18, while trespassing on the right of way was struck by a MBTA Commuter Rail train. The male was 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.
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