Woman struck by MBTA commuter rail train in Prides Crossing; investigation underway
A woman was fatally struck by a commuter train near South Thissell Street in Beverly’s Prides Crossing neighborhood this morning, the MBTA said.
The incident was reported at about 9:45 a.m., and Train 114, which was traveling from Rockport to North Station, Pesaturo said in an e-mail. The incident occurred on the tracks in a wooded area, not near a station or crossing.
The train’s 90 passengers will be transferred to another station while MBTA Transit Police investigate the crash, MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo said.
No further details were available on the circumstances of the crash.