On September 2, 2019 at approximately 11:10AM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to Leominster for a report of person possibly struck by a commuter rail train near North Leominster MBTA station. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Leominster Fire & EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A female, age unknown at this time, while trespassing on the right of way was struck by an inbound commuter rail train on the Fitchburg line. The female 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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