Man Dies After Touching Third Rail At MBTA's Park Street Station

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BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — A man died Saturday night after he came into contact with the third rail at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Park Street Station, officials told WBZ NewsRadio in a statement.

MBTA Transit Police Superintendent Richard Sullivan says the victim was pronounced dead as a result of the injuries he sustained. Investigation shows the man had appeared unsteady on his feet while on the platform at Park Street Station, officials say.

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Transit Police Detectives say they do not suspect foul play, and that they are investigating the incident under the direction of the Suffolk County District's Attorney Office.

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