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Man Critically Injured After Being Struck by Train at Yawkey Station

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    A man was critically injured when he was struck by an MBTA train at Yawkey Station Wednesday afternoon, and commuters should expect delays

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017)

    A man was critically injured when he was struck by an MBTA train at Yawkey Station in Boston's Fenway/Kenmore neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon.

    MBTA Transit Police said the incident happened around 4 p.m. on the Worcester-Framingham commuter rail line. The man was taken to Beth Israel Hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

    Authorities said the man, who is in his 20s, somehow fell off the platform and was hit by a moving train. The man has been transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

    Emergency crews are continuing to investigate.

    Man Critically Injured After Being Struck by Train

    [NECN] Man Critically Injured After Being Struck by Train at Yawkey Station

    Major delays are expected after a man was critically injured by an MBTA train at Yawkey Station Wednesday afternoon.

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017)

    Officials said inbound service was impacted on the commuter rail line, but outbound service was not affected. Yawkey Station reopened around 5 p.m., but delays had been reported for about an hour. 

    The 500-plus passengers on the Worcester line were transferred to another train with minor delays.

    Transit and Suffolk County Police are investigating the incident but do not suspect foul play.

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