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Extensive Train Delays After Man Struck and Killed by Train in Lynn

MBTA commuter rail trains were delayed Monday morning after a man was struck and killed by a train in Lynn on Monday morning.

A man was hit and killed by a commuter train in Lynn on Monday morning caused extensive train delays all morning up and down the North Shore, including train from .

The incident occurred just after 6 a.m. on the tracks just north of the Lynn station in Central Square, according to a report in the Daily Item of Lynn.

MBTA Superintendent and Chief Joe O'Connor told the Daily Item that the male victim, who was not identified, stepped on to the tracks and was struck and killed.

Train service was interrupted from shortly after the accident. At 6:30 a.m., the T sent out an alert advising trainriders toseek alternatiuve transportaion. Train service was halted until about 7:30 a.m., when train riders were bussed between Salem and Lynn, causing delays. And delays lingered after that too.

Mark August 20, 2012 at 02:58 PM
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