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Apparent Suicide Snarls BART

Suicide stops BART service Sunday in San Francisco.



    Apparent Suicide Snarls BART
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    An apparent suicide Sunday had BART crawling in the City.

    A man apparently commited suicide by BART train on Sunday afternoon in San Francisco.

    A BART spokesperson reported a man "laid down on the tracks" at the 24th and Mission station at 3:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon, according to the San Francisco Appeal online newspaper.

    The man, who has not been identified, was struck and killed by a southbound SFO/Millbrae train, according to reports. The incident closed the station for two hours and caused major delays around the system, as BART trains had to "single-track" through 24th Street.

    The death has not been officially declared a suicide, but it appears the man entered the train area "voluntarily," according to witnesses.