REDWOOD CITY (CBS SF) — Caltrain travel into San Francisco was halted Tuesday morning after a pedestrian walking on the tracks was fatally struck by a commuter train.
Caltrain officials said the accident took place at approximately 7:29 a.m. just south of the Whipple Avenue grade crossing in Redwood City. Northbound #215 fatally struck a person who was trespassing on the tracks.READ MORE: San Francisco Man Pleads Guilty To Abusing Puppy Causing Multiple Fractures
There are approximately 25 passengers onboard with no reported injuries onboard the train.READ MORE: COVID: San Jose Children's Discovery Museum Announces Upcoming Family Vaccination Clinics
After being shutdown for nearly 30 minutes, officials opened the southbound track at 8:04 a.m. but limited trains to 10 mph. Officials said passengers should expect delays.MORE NEWS: California Water Districts To Get More Supply Than Planned After Wet Winter Storms
It was Caltrain’s ninth fatality of 2020.