"Pedestrian" Struck @ Hyde Park Station

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"Pedestrian" Struck @ Hyde Park Station

Postby CSX Conductor » Tue Jan 04, 2005 8:32 am

FOX 25 is reporting that a 'pedestrian' has been struck by an MBTA Commuter Train in Hyde Park. No further details available from them at this time.
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Postby CRail » Tue Jan 04, 2005 8:38 am

it seems that more people are becoming roadkill on tracks then squirrels and chipmunks on the road. People need to wake up, and since they're all so against the train horn, they should stop getting hit!
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Postby jwhite07 » Tue Jan 04, 2005 9:18 am

Location was Fairmount Station. Not a fatality, thankfully.
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Postby CRail » Tue Jan 04, 2005 9:30 am

I hope the victim reallizes how lucky they are.
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Postby GP40MC 1116 » Tue Jan 04, 2005 9:55 am

CRail wrote:it seems that more people are becoming roadkill on tracks then squirrels and chipmunks on the road. People need to wake up, and since they're all so against the train horn, they should stop getting hit!



Good point Corey-What idiot wouldn't feel the tracks shaking. and not to mention the lights nor the loud horn that gets going when your in the way. It's not that simple. don't mess with the train, you will loose
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Postby Ron Newman » Tue Jan 04, 2005 1:08 pm

Boston.com says the victim had an epileptic seizure. Not really something you can blame him for...
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Postby GP40MC 1116 » Tue Jan 04, 2005 2:15 pm

Ron Newman wrote:Boston.com says the victim had an epileptic seizure. Not really something you can blame him for...


True thats too bad, but their are people for some god forsaken reason walk on train tracks, thinking their is never going to be a train, until it happens
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losing limbs

Postby Porter Sq » Tue Jan 04, 2005 8:28 pm

Boston.com also stated that the man also had a leg severed by the train very sad story.Is this station Low or High Platform.
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Postby CSX Conductor » Tue Jan 04, 2005 10:18 pm

The station has been undergoing modernization over the past year or so. Handicap platform only, the rest remaining low level I believe.

Haven't been over there in quite a while to notice progress.
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Postby CRail » Wed Jan 05, 2005 8:05 am

Ok, Ill show some sympathy. I figured he was another bonehead who stood to close or something.
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Postby CSX Conductor » Wed Jan 05, 2005 11:19 am

Gotta learn to bite your lip until all the facts are available. :-)

Now, the other guy that got hurt in Beverly the other day, he was an idiot. :wink:
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Postby CRail » Wed Jan 05, 2005 11:44 am

thats true csx but how common is someone getting hit not an act stupidity, its natural to assume even though you really shouldnt.
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Postby CSX Conductor » Wed Jan 05, 2005 12:31 pm

Probably more politically correct to say bad judgement as opposed to stupidity, in most cases. :wink:
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Postby CRail » Wed Jan 05, 2005 12:39 pm

ill accept that
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Postby MBTA F40PH-2C 1050 » Wed Jan 05, 2005 2:25 pm

the control car was 1522 when the accident happened, i saw it in a picture from the paper
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