Man suffers serious injuries after being struck by train in Wareham

Man suffers serious injuries after being struck by train in Wareham

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WAREHAM, Mass. — A 41-year-old man was struck by a commuter rail train in Wareham on Saturday, according to the MBTA Transit Police.

According to a preliminary investigation by Transit Police, the man was hit around 8:30 p.m. while trespassing on the right of way of an outbound Lakeville Line train.

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The Wareham man, who police did not immediately identify publicly, suffered severe injuries. He was taken to a local hospital, then moved to a Boston hospital.

The accident is currently under investigation.