Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Train pedestrian fatality Hanson
On May 29, 2019 at approximately 6AM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to MBTA Hanson Commuter Rail station for a report of person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Hanson Fire & EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A male, age unknown at this time, while trespassing on the right of way in the vicinity of 1070 Main Street was struck by an inbound commuter rail train on the Kingston/Plymouth line. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injures sustained.
Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.
Foul play is NOT suspected.
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