Friday, February 3, 2017

Trespasser struck, confirmed fatality. Norwood.

Death Investigation
On February 3, 2017 at approximately 8:20PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to Norwood Central Commuter Rail station for a report of a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Norwood Fire and EMS. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: at approximately 8:20pm a female, approximate age of 50, while trespassing on the right of way in the vicinity of the Guild Street Overpass was struck by an outbound Franklin Line train. The female has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained. Transit Police detectives and representatives of the Norfolk County DA's Office are investigating the circumstances leading to the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected. NO further updates tonight.

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