On May 4, 2019 at approximately 1:40 PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call for a person possibly struck by a Commuter Rail train in Fitchburg. Multiple TPD units responded along with Fitchburg Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A female, approximate age of 58, while trespassing on the right of way, in the vicinity of 100 Main Street, was struck by an inbound train on the Fitchburg Line. The female was pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.
There was no passengers on board.
Transit Police detectives and representatives of the Worcester 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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