Transit Police report a man in his 20s was hit and killed by an outbound train to Worcester near the Newtonville stop around 5:15 p.m. Police are investigating what he was doing on the tracks, but say foul play is not suspected.
The investigation into the incident has meant long delays on the line.
Shortly before 7 p.m., Woofytexan reported:
The train is still stopped on the tracks between Walnut and Harvard on Washington. Crime scene tape is up at entrances and Walnut and Harvard streets are blocked by police.