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Teen Fatally Struck by MBTA Commuter Train

Ashland Public Schools said the 17-year-old boy was a student at Ashland High School

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    A teenager was fatally struck by an MBTA Commuter Rail train in Ashland, Massachusetts Monday night.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017)

    A teenager was fatally struck by an MBTA Commuter Rail train in Ashland, Massachusetts Monday night.

    Transit police said they received a call for a report of a trespassing person struck by a train around 10:20 p.m. in the area of the Fountain Street Overpass.

    The 17-year-old male victim, who was struck by an inbound Worcester Line train, was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries.

    Although his identity has not been released, Ashland Public Schools said he was a student at Ashland High School.

    In a letter to parents, the district's superintendent said there will be crisis counselors at the high school for students, families and staff.

    The incident remains under investigation.

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