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Woman Struck, Killed by a Train

May 5, 2019

FITCHBURG -- An unidentified woman was killed when she was struck by a train on the Fitchburg Line at around 1:40 p.m. Saturday, authorities say.

Fitchburg

The roughly 58-year-old woman was allegedly trespassing on the right of way in the area of 100 Main St., when she was struck by the inbound train, according to a press release from the Transit Police.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene due to her injuries, police said. Foul play is not suspected, according to the release.

There were no passengers on board the train at the time of the incident.

Transit Police detectives and the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the case. No additional information was released.

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