Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Trespasser Struck: Winchester

On March 28, 2018 at approximately 8:30PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to Winchester for a report of a person possibly struck by a MBTA Commuter Rail train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Winchester Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a male, approximate age of 20's, while trespassing on the right of way in the vicinity of Swanton Street, Winchester was struck by a North Station bound train. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.

TPD Detectives are on scene and investigating along with the Middlesex County DA's Office. Foul play is NOT suspected.

media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at