BOSTON (CBS) – Passengers were forced off a commuter train in Lynn early Monday morning after a person was hit on the tracks.

MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo told WBZ-TV “a railroad trespasser was struck by an inbound train west of Lynn Station shortly after 6:00 a.m.”

Transit Police said the person was killed.

A white sheet covered the body at the scene.

There were significant delays on the Newburyport-Rockport line.

Bus shuttle service was brought in between the Salem and Lynn stations.

Train service resumed around 7:45 a.m.


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