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Man killed after stepping in front of Orange Line train

December 4, 2020

BOSTON, MA – A man was killed after stepping in front of an MBTA train in Boston on Thursday afternoon, according to a report by WHDH.

The accident happened at about 2:30 p.m. on Massachusetts Avenue, near the Hynes Convention Center, when a man stepped onto the tracks and in front of an Orange Line train.

The victim, whose identity has not yet been revealed, was pronounced dead at the scene.

MBTA provided temporary shuttle buses for commuters between Jackson Square and North Station.

This fatal accident follows a similar train accident on Sunday that killed a man in Lynn.

Many people rely on MBTA services to travel around the Boston area. In fact, commuter rail transport in Boston consistenly ranks as one of the top 5 busiest systems in the country. If you or a loved one have been hurt in an accident involving MBTA services, or if you have been hurt because of a train, contact Kelly & Associates Injury Lawyers today. Our skilled train accident lawyers in Boston can review your claim and see if you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, or other expenses. Contact us today at 1-800-LAW-GUYS for a free, no-obligation consultation.


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