Man struck, killed by commuter rail train in Melrose

A man was struck and killed by a commuter rail train Monday evening in Melrose, causing a service interruption on the Haverhill line, according to MBTA Transit Police.

The man was hit by a northbound train around 5:25 p.m. while trespassing on the tracks near Vinton Road, police said. A train scheduled to depart at 5:15 p.m. from North Station in Boston was canceled after it was delayed more than an hour, according to the MBTA.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident — however, foul play is not suspected.

Follow the latest updates from the MBTA on the commuter rail’s Twitter account.

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