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Capitol Corridor Train Hits, Kills Trespasser on Tracks in Pinole

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    A Sacramento-bound Capitol Corridor train on Thursday morning struck and killed a trespasser in Pinole, according to Amtrak.

    (Published Thursday, May 18, 2017)

    A Sacramento-bound Capitol Corridor train on Thursday morning struck and killed a trespasser in Pinole, according to Amtrak.

    Train 520, which departed from Oakland, hit the pedestrian near the intersection of Tennent and Railroad avenues around 6 a.m., Amtrak spokesperson Verne Graham said. It remains unclear why the pedestrian was on the tracks. 

    Fifteen people were board the train. None of them were injured, Graham said. 

    Systemwide delays are expected amd Capitol Corridor Service was also interrupted. One track was reopened around 7:40 a.m. The passengers were placed on other trains so they could continue their journey, Graham said.

    For more information, people can call 1-877-974-3322.

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