OAKLAND (CBS SF) — One person died after being struck by an Amtrak train Saturday afternoon in Oakland, an agency spokeswoman said.
A Capitol Corridor train was traveling to the Oakland Coliseum station just before 1 p.m. when it struck a trespasser on the tracks near the Fruitvale Avenue crossing, Amtrak spokeswoman Vernae Graham said.READ MORE: KPIX Original Report: SF Mission Bay Sidewalks Sinking Fast But City Won't Fix 'Private Property'
The person died as a result, Graham said. She said she did not have any information about the person’s identity.READ MORE: Motorcyclist Airlifted To Hospital After Crash Near Bethel Island
The tracks were closed until 4 p.m., which caused delays for four Capitol Corridor trains and one long-distance Coast Starlight train, Graham said.MORE NEWS: COVID: Vaccine Deadline Looms For San Jose Police; Mayor Says 85% Officers Vaccinated
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