Friday, January 31, 2020

Trespasser struck. Fatality confirmed Concord.

On January 30, 2020 at approximately 11:30PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Nouth District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Conant Street Crossing in West Concord  for a report of a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple TPD units responded along with Concord Police/Fire and EMS. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: A male, approximate age of 18, while trespassing on the right of way, west of the Conant Street Crossing was struck by a commuter rail train on Track 1. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained. TPD Detectives, Concord Police and representatives of the Middlesex County DA's Office are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.

Foul play is NOT suspected.

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