On April 6, 2019 at approximately 7:30 PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call for a person possibly struck by a Commuter Rail train in Wilmington. Multiple TPD units responded along with Wilmington 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 790 Main Street, was struck by an inbound train on the Lowell Line. The male was pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.
There was no passengers on board.
Transit Police detectives and the Middlesex 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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