Man Struck And Killed By Commuter Train In Belmont

BELMONT, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A young man has been struck and killed by an inbound commuter rail train in Belmont at the Brighton Street crossing.

The collision caused major delays on the Fitchburg line. Passengers have been transferred from one train behind the accident to an extra train. The remaining trains on the line are sharing a single track, leading to continuing delays.

Massachusetts Transit Police along with Belmont Fire and EMS responded to reports of a person struck around 6:20 a.m.

Police say the victim, a man about 21-years-old, was trespassing on the right of way when he was struck. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Transit Police say foul play is not suspected. Detectives are investigating.

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