BOSTON - MBTA Red Line service was suspended shortly after 8 a.m. Friday morning after a person was hit by a train.
Regular service was resumed by 9:10 a.m.
Transit officials said buses will replace service between JFK and Ashmont.
Service SUSPENDED on #MBTA #RedLine Ashmont branch due to person struck by train at Fields Corner.— Peter Wilson (@PetesWire) January 11, 2019
Buses now running.
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The person was hit by a train at Fields Corner in Dorchester. According to MBTA spokesperson Joe Pesaturo, the victim was transported conscious and alert.
The Boston Fire Department responded to the scene at around 8 a.m. in order to assist with removing the person struck by the train from the track.
Approx 8:00 response to the Fields Corner MBTA for a report of a person under the Red Line train pic.twitter.com/WtaWhWM2xE— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) January 11, 2019
A technical rescue team was able to remove the person ,who was conscious and alert and was taken by Boston EMS . pic.twitter.com/DvKuj95tCe— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) January 11, 2019
We'll have updates as they become available on Boston 25 Morning News. We'll also monitor traffic and commuter changes in the area.
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