Commuter train hits truck in South Weymouth; No injuries

Boston, MA - 1/27/2016  - One of the MBTA's newer commuter locomotive sits on the tracks at North Station in Boston, MA, January 27, 2016. The locomotives have experienced failures on 22 out of 30 days in November. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)
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SOUTH WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A commuter train hit a truck that was left on train tracks in South Weymouth.

No injuries have been reported.

Joe Pesaturo, spokesman for the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, says the train on the Kingston/Plymouth line hit the truck at about 7:30 a.m. Monday. He says no one was in the truck at the time, and that the crossing was undamaged.

Transit Police Superintendent Richard Sullivan tells The Boston Globe that the truck broke down on the tracks.

He says an investigation is ongoing.


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