PALO ALTO (CBS SF) – Trains are halted at the Palo Alto Caltrain Station Tuesday afternoon after a person was hit on the tracks.
“At 11:45 a.m. northbound train #143 struck a pedestrian on the train tracks in Palo Alto train station. The train involved in the accident is stopped at the scene,” said Caltrain’s Christine Dunn.READ MORE: 2 Suspected Gang Members Arrested In West Berkeley Shootout, Guns Seized
SamTrans and VTA are honoring Caltrain tickets during the investigation and delay.
On Monday night, a woman was killed while sitting in traffic in her car on the tracks in Menlo Park. That came hours after a man was hit and killed in a Caltrain tunnel in San Francisco. A Union Pacific freight train hit a car on the tracks in Morgan Hill Monday afternoon.READ MORE: Man Who Crashed Vehicle In Walnut Creek Struck, Killed By 2nd Vehicle After Walking Into Roadway
Earlier Tuesday, an Ace Train headed to San Jose over the Altamont Pass hit pedestrian in Stockton just before dawn.
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