Update: Man Dies After Being Struck By MBTA Train

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has reported a man has died after being struck by a Red Line station in Boston.

According to a tweet from the MBTA, on Friday at around 4:30 p.m. shuttle buses began replacing train service between Alewife and Harvard, due to a person under a train at Porter Square Station on the southbound side of the tracks.


According to the MBTA, at approximately 4:15 p.m. Transit Police officers received a radio call to respond to Porter Square 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 reported 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."

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