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A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train operator waits for passengers to enter the train at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Major BART Delays After Person Was Fatally Struck By Train At Pleasant Hill Station

A person was struck and killed by a train at the Pleasant Hill BART station Thursday morning, shutting down the station and prompting delays of about 20 minutes, a BART spokeswoman said.

05/15/2014

Richmond police patrol car. April 8, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Killed In Crash That Caused Richmond Power Outage

Police are investigating a fatal, high-speed crash that caused a power outage in Richmond on Tuesday night.

05/14/2014

Jennifer McCoun

Bay Area Family’s Tragedy Sheds Light On Skydiving Regulations

A Bay Area family had sued a skydiving school after their daughter plunged to her death. While their daughter checked out the school and found it had a great safety record, the school never revealed that other people died there.

04/26/2014

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on East Capitol Expressway on April 9, 2014. (Mike Colgan, CBS)

Pedestrian Killed In Hit-And-Run Collision In San Jose

The roadway is now open, but police are still looking for the driver who struck the pedestrian.

04/09/2014

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Freight Train Strikes, Kills Person In Martinez

A female was struck and killed by a freight train traveling through Martinez Sunday evening, police said.

03/02/2014

Intersection where a pedestrian was hit by a car and seriously injured in San Francisco.

The Most Dangerous Intersections For Pedestrians In San Francisco

San Francisco pedestrian crashes, and fatal crashes are increasing, and causing city leaders and advocacy groups to demand change. Which intersections and streets are most dangerous?

02/13/2014

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Garbage Truck Runs Over, Kills Pedestrian In San Francisco

A elderly man was struck and killed by a garbage truck Friday morning in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood.

12/20/2013

Survivors of the Asiana flight 214 plane crash visit the site of the wreckage at San Francisco International Airport, July 10, 2013. (NNS)

Chinese Media Release Name Of Third Victim In Asiana Flight 214 Crash At SFO

The name of a girl who died of injuries suffered in the crash-landing of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco recently has emerged. Chinese state media have identified her as Liu Yipeng.

07/13/2013

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

3rd Asiana Plane Crash Victim Dies From Injuries

A third girl has died as a result of injuries sustained during the crash of Asiana Airline Flight 214, officials at San Francisco General Hospital said Friday.

07/12/2013

Destruction around Union Square.  The tall steel skeleton left of center is the Whittell Building - then known as the Union League Building. It was under construction at the time of the earthquake, later finished, and still standing on Geary Street.  The Butler Building at right, also under construction at the time of the quake, had walls peel away during the quake, killing several people. The building later became I. Magnin's, and its windows shattered during the 1989 earthquake. Several people on the street were injured by falling glass. The Butler Building is now part of Macy's. (sfmuseum.org)

Study Projects Higher Earthquake Death Toll Over Next Century

Large, catastrophic earthquakes causing larger death tolls and creating greater destruction are expected to increase in the 21st century, according to a newly published study led by U.S. Geological Survey engineering geologist Thomas Holzer.

02/22/2013

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