Friday, June 29, 2018
Trespasser struck Lawrence.
On June 29, 2018 at approximately 11AM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to Lawrence for a report of a person possibly struck by a MBTA Commuter Rail train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Lawrence Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a male, approximate age of 49, while trespassing on the right of way in the vicinity of Merrimack Street was struck by a inbound train on Track 2 on the Haverhill Line. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.
TPD Detectives are on scene and investigating along with the Essex County DA's Office. Foul play is NOT suspected.
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