Fatal Train Accident
The two BART workers who were struck and killed by a train while inspecting the tracks during the second day of a BART strike over the weekend were working under a practice in which they were considered responsible for their own safety, a National Transportation Safety Board official said Tuesday.
The operator of a BART train that struck and killed two workers near the Walnut Creek station on Saturday was in training, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator confirmed Monday afternoon.
A person was killed by a light rail train in San Jose Saturday evening, according to a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority spokesperson.
A San Jose high school is mourning the sudden death of a talented teenage musician with a vigil on Thursday. Many described him as a rising star. A vigil is being held in his honor Thursday.