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Man Killed After Getting Stuck In Door Of Departing Red Line Train

UPDATE 4/11/22: MBTA Identifies Man Killed After Getting Arm Trapped In Door Of Red Line Train

BOSTON (CBS) – A man died early Sunday morning after getting stuck in the door of an inbound Red Line train as it left the station.

The MBTA said the incident happened around 12:30 a.m. at Broadway Station.

According to the Suffolk District Attorney's office, the passenger got stuck in the doorway while at the platform and was dragged a short distance. His name was not released. The D.A.'s office said foul play is not suspected.

"I would hope that they do more safety precautions. Often times I don't hear them say 'clear the yellow line' I feel like they should practice doing that more and unfortunate incidents like this would not happen," one rider told WBZ-TV.

"It could have happened to anybody," another said. "It makes you appreciate things and puts things in perspective.

No further information is currently available.

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