Man's body found on commuter rail tracks in Boston

Sunday June 24, 2012

BOSTON (AP) -- Transit officials say a 40-year-old New Hampshire man has been found dead on commuter rail tracks at North Station in Boston.

A spokesman for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority says the man's body was found at about 4 a.m. Sunday on Track 5, and his injuries were consistent with being struck by a train. The man's name hasn't been released yet, but officials say he lived in Salem, N.H.

It's not clear what happened, and police say they're not ruling out any possibilities as they investigate.

Commuter rail service was not affected.


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