On July 13 2019 at approximately 8:30PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to Wareham for a report of person possibly struck by a commuter rail train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Wareham 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 Lakeville Line. The male has been transported to a local area hospital with serious injuries.
Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.
Foul play is NOT suspected.
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