Friday, June 26, 2020

Male jumps into the right of way: struck by train at Porter Sq.

On June 26, 2020 at approximately 4:15PM Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Porter Sq. Station for a report of a person possibly struck by an MBTA train. Multiple TPD Units responded along with Cambridge Fire and 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 Inbound Red Line train. The male has been pronounced deceased as a result of injuries sustained. TPD detectives are on scene and investigating. Foul Play is NOT suspected.

A bus diversion has been set up.

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