By adamg on Mon, 09/02/2019 - 8:09pm
Update: 8:50 p.m. After all first responders left the tracks, Red Line operators were given the OK to power the line back up.
Red Line service is at a halt, with shuttle buses trying to keep up with all the returning students, after somebody got on the tracks and then got a fatal jolt of electricity from the third rail around 7 p.m.
Transit Police report:
A male, approximate age of 35, jumped into the "pit" area. While trespassing in the right of way the male came into contact with the third rail. As a result the male has been pronounced deceased.
Passengers on one train walked through the tunnel to Central, only with some miscommunication between passengers and T workers and police: