Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Trespasser struck Middleboro

On May 1, 2018 at approximately 7:50PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to Middleboro for a report of a person possibly struck by a MBTA Commuter Rail train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Middleboro Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a male, age unknown, while trespassing on the right of way in the vicinity of ,West Clark Street Route 44, Middleboro was struck by a inbound train. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.

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

media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com