Man Misses Train After Celtics Lose to Heat, Kicks it and Then Is Run over and Killed

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.

Boston Celtics fans leave the TD Garden after the Celtics lost to the Miami Heat in Game 7 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals on May 29, 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Miami Heat advanced to the NBA Finals by elimination on May 29, 2023. Boston won 103-84 to prevent the Celtics from making a historic comeback from a 3-0 series deficit. (Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images)

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.

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