SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – A man on a bicycle who was hit by a train Friday morning in San Jose has died, Caltrain officials said.
At about 8 a.m. northbound Caltrain No. 329 hit a man at the West Virginia Street railroad crossing. The man was taken to a hospital for treatment of his injuries, Caltrain spokeswoman Tasha Bartholomew said.READ MORE: 'Amazon One' Contactless Payment Palm Reader Debuts On Santana Row In San Jose
Transit police confirmed at 9:25 a.m. that the 54-year-old male bicyclist has died from his injuries. Transit police are still investigating the early morning strike.
Further information regarding the bicyclist’s identity of the will come from the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office, transit officials said.READ MORE: UPDATE: Oakland City Council Meeting Debates Adding Police After Spike in Homicides
Train No. 329 has about 300 passengers on board. The train is being moved to the Diridon station where passengers will be able to get on another train to continue their trip north.
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