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Amtrak Train Headed to Los Angeles Kills Man on San Jose Tracks



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    A train killed a pedestrian in San Jose. (Aug. 10, 2016)

    A number of agencies began investigating a fatal collision in San Jose where a man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train headed from Seattle to Los Angeles.

    NBC Bay Area first reported San Jose police responded to an emergency call around 10:30 a.m. at the crossing near Monterey Road and Skyway Drive.

    Police arrived and found the body of a man lying about 50 to 75 yards from the intersection.

    The train and its passengers were stopped further down the track.

    Investigators for Amtrak, Southern Pacific and the San Mateo County sheriff 's office have now taken over the investigation.

    The Amtrak conductor told NBC Bay Area no passengers were hurt and the train will resume its trip once it is cleared by investigators.

    The Santa Clara County medical examiner will also investigate.

    The victim has not been identified as of this afternoon.

    Traffic in the area is being monitored by police but no streets are closed.

    Contact Lisa Fernandez at or 408-432-4758. Follow on Twitter at @ljfernandez