BEVERLY, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after a man was hit and killed by a commuter rail train in Beverly on Saturday night.

Transit police responding to the area of 248 Essex St. about 5:30 p.m. determined that a man was trespassing when he was struck by an inbound train on the Gloucester line at the Montserrat Station.

The victim, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries.

No additional information was immediately available.

This investigation is ongoing.

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