SOUTHBOROUGH, MA - Dan Cooney, 20, of Verona was struck and killed by a train in Southborough, MA on Sunday.
A 2015 graduate of St. Peter's Prep, Cooney was a sophomore at Babson College in Wellesley, MA. He was struck by a CSX freight train around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday according to MassLive.com reports.
Cooney was named Hudson County Baseball Player of the Year in 2015 and earned all-state honors. He excelled in the classroom as well and was a member of the National Honor Society.
His death is being investigated by Worcester County and the transit police.