Saturday, June 1, 2019

Fatality: Fairmount trespasser struck

On June 1 2019 at approximately 10:30AM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to MBTA Fairmount Commuter Rail station for a report of person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Boston 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 was struck by an outbound commuter rail train on the Fairmount 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.

media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at