Person killed by Caltrain near Burlingame station


BURLINGAME — Caltrain service was halted Wednesday evening in San Mateo after a person was fatally injured on the tracks, officials said.

A spokesman for the agency said northbound train 415 hit a person south of Burlingame station shortly after 7:30 p.m. Additional details about the incident were not immediately available.

The incident halted trains in both directions. Main track 2 was released through the area for single-track traffic around 9 p.m.

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According to the Caltrain spokesperson, 40 passengers were aboard the train, with no injuries.

The incident is Caltrain’s ninth fatal accident this year.



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