Friday, September 1, 2017

TPD confirm fatality in Beverly. Trespasser struck.

On September 1, 2017 at approximately 6:20AM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to Beverly Depot to investigate a body along the track area. Multiple TPD units along with Beverly Fire and EMS responded. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a male, age unknown, while trespassing on the outbound track was struck by an MBTA Commuter Rail train. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.

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

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