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Caltrain Strikes Pedestrian in Palo Alto

Caltrain struck a woman on the train tracks in Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon. a Caltrain spokesperson said.

Northbound Caltrain #143, which left San Jose at 11:10 a.m., struck the woman at 11:45 a.m. The woman is still alive and has been taken to a hospital for treatment, according to Caltrain officials.

Train service was shut down in both directions. One track was reopened at 12:20 p.m., and full service resumed at 12:45 p.m., Caltrain officials said.

Around 200 people were on the involved train.

The incident happened after the driver of an SUV died after being struck by a Caltrain train in Menlo Park on Monday. The collision was reported at about 4:45 p.m. in the area of Ravenswood Avenue and Alma Street. Caltrain service was temporarily shut down in both directions as emergency crews responded to the collision. Tracks reopened Tuesday morning.

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