Train Fatally Strikes Person on Caltrain Tracks

A person died when a train struck them Thursday evening on the Caltrain tracks in Sunnyvale, the sixth fatal strike on Caltrain tracks this year, officials with the agency said.

Northbound train No. 289 struck the person at 7:04 p.m. on the tracks north of Mary Avenue.

Emergency personnel responded. Caltrain officials said about 41 people were on board the train and none of them were injured.

Both northbound and southbound tracks were closed for a time.

At 7:37 p.m., transit police had reopened the southbound tracks and trains were single-tracking through the area at restricted speeds of 30 mph.

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