On March 16, 2019 at approximately 5:30 PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call for a person possibly struck by a Commuter Rail train near Montserrat Station in Beverly. Multiple TPD units responded along with Beverly 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 248 Essex Street, was struck by an inbound train on the Gloucester Line. The male was pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.
Transit Police detectives and the Essex County District Attorney's Office is investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected. NO further updates.
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