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


BEVERLY, Mass. ( - 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