3 killed when Amtrak train hits car in Mansfield ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page MBTA Transit Police Officials worked at the scene where an Amtrak train struck a vehicle overnight in Mansfield. Rose Lincoln for the Boston Globe Kenneth Sprague of the Transit police spoke to the press Monday. Rose Lincoln for the Boston Globe Mansfield Deputy Fire Chief Jim Puleo spoke during the press conference. Rose Lincoln for the Boston Globe A tow train pulled the Amtrak train to Boston after it struck a vehicle, killing three people. Rose Lincoln for the Boston Globe Investigators are still trying to determine where the vehicle gained access to the tracks, authorities said.