Just an hour and a half after the Boston Celtics lost to the Miami Heat, a man died after being crushed by a Green Line trolley at North Station, home to TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, Tuesday.
MBTA Traffic Police spokesman Richard Sullivan said in a statement Tuesday that the man was attempting to board a northbound trolley and as it departed on its way to Medford/Tufts station, the man kicked the train and caused a “balance.” I collapsed and was under the ground,” he said. Trolley in motion boston herald report.
Sullivan said the man kicked the train and fell to his death around 12:18 a.m. when the train doors began to close.
The man’s name has not been released and no other information has been provided.
“On behalf of the entire MBTA organization, we extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of the deceased,” Sullivan said.
The Heat’s victory in Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Monday was a season-ending loss for the Celtics.
“For the second year in a row, the Celtics end the season at home. This time it’s 103-84 in Game 7 of the ECF. NESN reporter George Barecki Said about the game.
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Last year, a train caught fire in Somerville, Massachusetts, after one passenger jumped off a bridge into a river while others escaped through a window.
!! ️BREAKING: We spoke live with passengers about the Orange His Line train fire near the Assembly T stop in Somerville.
Nick Andreucci said he helped *kick* out the window so he and several other passengers escaped.
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