Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Train pedestrian Waltham. Trespasser struck

On July 10 2019 at approximately 6PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to MBTA Brandeis Commuter Rail station in Waltham for a report of person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Waltham 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 on track 1 was struck by an outbound commuter rail train on the Fitchburg 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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