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MBTA's Alewife station reopens after body found on tracks

Station had been closed since before 11 a.m. Wednesday morning.
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    Service was suspended Wednesday morning into the early afternoon at Alewife after |Nicolaus Czarnecki/Metro

Service on the Red Line at Alewife reopened following a two-hour closure Wednesday after investigators found a body on the tracks, according to the MBTA.

Trips resumed just before 1 p.m., the agency tweeted.

The victim, a man, has not been identified.

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The T announced the disruption between Davis and the Cambridge terminal station around 10:45a.m. Shuttle buses replaced trips between the two stations temporarily.

Emergency vehicles and personnel descended on the station, pictures posted to social media show.

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Investigators do not suspect foul play, according to MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo.


 

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