Whitman highschool pupil fatally struck by commuter rail prepare


The feminine pupil was struck by a Kingston Line prepare as she walked throughout prepare tracks in Whitman.

The South Shore group is mourning the lack of a Whitman-Hanson Regional Excessive College pupil who was struck and killed by an MBTA commuter rail prepare Tuesday night.

Authorities have been notified of the crash round 8:30 p.m., officers mentioned in a information launch. The feminine pupil was strolling throughout prepare tracks in Whitman when she was struck by a southbound Kingston Line prepare. She was pronounced useless on the scene.

A forty five-year-old Billerica man was additionally struck and killed by a prepare Tuesday night, The Boston Globe reported. At 8:23 p.m., he was hit by a prepare on the Lowell line touring from Wilmington Station to North Billerica Station. No foul play is suspected.

State and Transit police are investigating the Whitman crash, authorities mentioned.

“We’re all tremendously saddened to listen to of this tragic loss. Our ideas and condolences exit to the household and buddies of this pupil and all those that knew them,” Whitman-Hanson Excessive College Superintendent Jeffrey Szymaniak mentioned in a information launch. “We additionally lengthen our condolences to our buddies at East Bridgewater Excessive College, who have been additionally affected by this tragedy.”

The superintendent mentioned grief counselors will likely be accessible to college students over the approaching weeks.