On July 3 2019 at approximately 5:15PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to MBTA Newtonville Commuter Rail station for a report of person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Newton Fire & EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A male, approximate age of early 20's, while trespassing on the right of way on track 2 was struck by an outbound commuter rail train on the Framingham 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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