Person Fatally Struck By Train At West Oakland BART Station
OAKLAND (CBS SF) — One person was struck by a BART train and killed Friday evening at the West Oakland station, halting BART traffic in both directions between Oakland and San Francisco, according to a spokeswoman.
The person was struck shortly before 10:15 p.m. on the San Francisco-bound tracks at the West Oakland station, according to BART spokeswoman Alicia Trost.
As of shortly after 11:15 p.m., Trost confirmed to KPIX 5 that a person was killed on the tracks and that they were in the process of moving the body off the track. The person’s gender is not known.
The incident stopped all trains between West Oakland and Embarcadero stations. BART officials said service resumed on both tracks through West Oakland shortly after 12:00 a.m. Saturday.
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