REDWOOD CITY (CBS SF) — A woman was stuck and killed early Friday by a train in Redwood City as she walked on the tracks, authorities said.
The death, the first of the year for the Caltrain system, took place on the tracks at the Whipple Avenue grade crossing around 5:44 a.m.READ MORE: San Jose Arts Committee Votes to Remove Controversial Statue of Thomas Fallon
All trains were initially stopped in the area so emergency crews could investigate the scene. Delays were expected to continue through the morning.READ MORE: Multiple Earthquakes Rattle Sierra Nevada Near Truckee Thursday Night
Officials said there were approximately 50 passengers on the train when it struck the pedestrian. There were no other reported injuries on the train.
At 6:12 a.m., the northbound track was reopened for single tracking at restricted speeds through the area.MORE NEWS: Pandemic Weight Problems, Eating Disorders Affect Children
The San Mateo County coroner’s office responded to the scene. The incident remained under investigatiom.