• Person fatally struck by train, major delays expected on MBTA commuter rail


    BEVERLY, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) - Authorities say a woman has been struck and killed by a commuter rail train in Beverly.

    MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo says the woman was trespassing on the tracks in a wooded area between the Prides Crossing and Montserrat stations at about 9:40 a.m. Wednesday when she was struck.

    The inbound train to North Station was coming from Rockport.

    The 9:10 a.m. train from Rockport had been canceled. Passengers were being bused between Beverly and Boston.

    The following lines were affected:

    • Prides Crossing
    • Beverly Farms
    • Manchester
    • West Gloucester
    • Gloucester
    • Rockport

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