On September 2, 2019 at approximately 7PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call for an individual trespassing on the right of way at Central MBTA station in Cambridge. TPD officers/detectives on scene report the following preliminary information: A male, approximate age of 35, jumped into the "pit" area. While trespassing in the right of way the male came into contact with the third rail. As a result the male has been pronounced deceased.
TPD detectives are investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play NOT suspected.
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