The fatality occurred on the Franklin line track between Islington and Norwood Depot just before 10 a.m.
A tresspasser on the Commuter Rail tracks between the Islington and Norwood Depot train stations was struck and killed by an outbound train this morning, officials said. The accident occurred just before 10 a.m. on the tracks past the Everett St. bridge in Norwood. Norwood Police, Transit Police and the Medical Examiner were all on scene on Route 1A across from Investors Way. MBTA Spokesman Joe Pesaturo said the tresspasser was described as a middle-aged male. No further details on the victim were available. According to the MBTA, as of 11 a.m. the Franklin line was experiencing 60 minutes delays due to the accident. Traffic on 1A was still moving quickly.
The man struck and killed on the tracks near Norwood Depot Monday night has been identified as 36-year-old Paul Matchett.
UPDATE (Tuesday, 1:00 p.m.): The MBTA has confirmed that the pedestrian struck and killed on the train tracks near Norwood Depot Monday night was Paul Matchett, 36, of Norwood. Norwood Police confirmed that the decedent's family had been notified, and the MBTA Transit Police will continue to investigate the accident. UPDATE: According to the police logs, at 5:27 p.m. Monday, Norwood Police received a call for a pedestrian accident at the tracks near the Norwood Depot MBTA Commuter Rail station. Officers from the NPD, MBTA Transit Police, and Norwood Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded to the scene, along with medical personnel. Shortly after 6 p.m. the MBTA confirmed that there was a fatality on the tracks, an unidentified 36-year-…