Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Tresspasser struck Wellesley

On May 29, 2018 at approximately 3PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to Wellesley for a report of a person possibly struck by a MBTA Commuter Rail train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Wellesley 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  Western Road Bridge, Wellesley was struck by a inbound train on Track 2 on the Worcester Line. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.

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

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