NATICK, MASS. (WHDH) - Two people were hit and killed by an MBTA Commuter Rail train in Natick on Monday afternoon, officials confirmed.

Neighbors said the two were struck in a wooded area between the Natick Center and the West Natick stations. Transit Police detectives and the Middlesex County District Attorney’s office were investigating the incident.

The incident halted train service during the evening commute, but the MBTA said the Framingham/Worcester Line was back up and running, as of around 8:30 p.m.

A neighbor told 7News that the situation is heartbreaking.

“It’s shocking because it’s right here across the street from my house, and this is a lot of activity for just a regular old Monday night,” Jennifer Burgess said.

No other information was immediately available as of 10 p.m. Monday.

This is a developing news story; stay with 7NEWS on-air and online for the latest details.

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