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Police investigating after body found in Russell

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RUSSELL, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

Authorities are currently on-scene after a body was found in Russell.

Mass. State Police said that emergency crews were called to Valley View Avenue and Main Street around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday.

The Hampden County District Attorney's office told Western Mass News that a body was found in that area.

Our Western Mass News crew on-scene reported seeing troopers, as well as a fire truck and the State Police incident command vehicle, at the site.

CSX added in a statement:

“On Tuesday, March 20th at approximately 11:30 a.m. EST, it was reported to CSX that there was a body near CSX railroad track west of the Pochassic Rd crossing in Russell, MA. Local law enforcement reported the person appears to have suffered fatal injuries from a train. CSX is working with state and local authorities as they investigate this incident. CSX appreciates the swift response provided by the Massachusetts State Police and Russell Police Departments. Our thoughts are with those impacted by this tragic event.”

The investigation remains ongoing

Western Mass News will continue to track this story and will have more information as it becomes available.

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