Man struck and killed by commuter train in Gloucester
A man was struck and killed by a commuter rail train in Gloucester today, an MBTA spokesman said.
It is unclear why the man, who was struck around 2:25 p.m. roughly 500 yards north of Gloucester Station, was on the tracks, spokesman Joe Pesaturo said.
The Newburyport/Rockport commuter rail line is currently experiencing 20-25 minute delays due to the police investigation, according to alerts posted on the MBTA website.Todd Feathers can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @ToddFeathers.