SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – A man was struck by an Amtrak train in San Jose Friday morning, causing delays to other train lines in the area for about an hour, a Caltrain spokeswoman said.

A northbound Amtrak Capitol Corridor train struck the man who was trespassing on Caltrain tracks near Virginia Street at about 7:45 a.m., spokeswoman Christine Dunn said.

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No passengers were aboard the train, which Dunn said was being moved to the San Jose Diridon station.

The man was taken to a hospital where his condition was unknown.

The incident delayed four Caltrains – northbound Nos. 227 and 233 and southbound Nos. 208 and 210, Dunn said.

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Bus shuttles took passengers between the Tamien and San Jose Diridon stations during the brief disruption.

The tracks reopened and service began normally as of about 8:40 a.m., Dunn said.


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