Friday, June 2, 2017

Confirmed fatality Lynn: Trespasser struck

Death Investigation
On June 2, 2017 at approximately 5:50PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to the Lynn Commuter Rail station for a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Lynn Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: an unknown white female, approx age of 40's, while trespassing on the inbound track was struck by an MBTA Commuter Rail train approximately 100 yards south of the platform. The female has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.

Transit Police detectives along with representatives of the Essex County DA's Office are investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.

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