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SHARON, Mass. – An Amtrak Acela train traveling from Washington D.C. to Boston struck and killed a person on the tracks on Monday, May 14, near Sharon, Mass.

Aerial view of accident site where a 32 year-old pedestrian was killed on May 14, 2012 in Sharon, MA by an AMTRAK passenger train. The train was heading southwest from the route 128 station near Boston, MA towards Mansfield, MA. Photo credit:

The accident occurred at about 4:45 p.m. about 10 miles west of the Route 128 station. The MBTA said that Transit Police responded to a stretch of track between Mansfield and Sharon on Monday afternoon.

Map showing location in Sharon, MA near Foxborough where a 32 year-old pedestrian standing on the tracks was killed by an AMTRAK passenger train.

According to Amtrak, there were 192 passengers on board the train. No injuries were reported at the time of the accident.

Service was restored about two hours later.

The MBTA used shuttle buses for some of its passengers.

The accident is still under investigation at this time.

Posted by railroad injury lawyer Gordon, Elias & Seely, LLP.

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