Thursday, November 17, 2016

Trespasser struck : Fatality in Wellesley

On November 17, 2016 at approximately 6:20pm Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call for a person possibly struck by an MBTA Commuter Rail train in Wellesley. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Wellesley Fire and EMS. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a male, approximate age of 59, while trespassing on track 2 just beyond the Bacon Street overpass was struck by an outbound Worcester Line train.  The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained. Transit Police detectives along with representatives of Middlesex District Attorney's Office are investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.

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