Sad news coming out of Wareham.  A train struck and killed a man last night, at about 7:15 p.m. According to CBS, members of the Wareham Police Department, Onset Fire Department and Wareham EMS were dispatched to the rear area of 3125 Cranberry Highway, behind Meineke for a reported incident involving a pedestrian struck by a train. When they arrived at the scene, officers noticed a man wedged under the front of a Massachusetts Coastal Railroad passenger train and was unresponsive.

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The train was not carrying civilian passengers at the time of the incident. His name is being withheld pending notification of family members, was reportedly lying in the middle area of the train tracks when he was struck by the train. At about 9:45 p.m., his body was removed from the scene by the state Medical Examiner’s Office.