On August 19, 2019 at approximately 6:20AM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to Belmont, Brighton Street Crossing, for a report of person possibly struck by a commuter rail train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Belmont Fire & EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A male, approximate age of 21, while trespassing on the right of way was struck by an inbound commuter rail train on the Fitchburg Line. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained.
Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.
Foul play is NOT suspected.
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