PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — A man thought to be in his 60s died when a vehicle was struck by a commuter train in Palo Alto Friday evening, according to Caltrain.
The vehicle was struck by northbound train No. 277 at Charleston Road at 5:57 p.m., Caltrain officials said.READ MORE: East Bay Fire Departments Ready Their Resources for Dry, Dangerous Season
At 6:43 p.m. they reported that one fatality had been confirmed.
The tracks have been cleared, according to Caltrain, but delays from 30 to 74 minutes were reported for some trains.READ MORE: Evacuations Ordered as Wildfire Burns in Butte County North of Chico
A bus bridge was temporarily set up between the San Antonio and California Avenue train stations.
The death was the Caltrain’s 11th fatality of 2016.MORE NEWS: Sunnyvale Police Arrest Man Suspected of Homicide Following Fight With an Associate
© Copyright 2016 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed