Pedestrian struck, killed by Commuter Rail train in Newton

NEWTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A man trespassing on railroad tracks in Newton was fatally struck by a Commuter Rail train Wednesday evening.

Officers responding to the Newtonville Commuter Rail station around 8:14 p.m. learned that a man was struck while trespassing on the right of way of the Framingham/Worcester Line, police said.

The man was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries. His name has not been released.

Transit police and representatives of the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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