Capitol Corridor train strikes, kills person


An eastbound Capitol Corridor train struck and killed a person in Pinole Thursday¬†morning, according to officials at Amtrak and the Contra Costa County coroner’s office.

The person was struck in the area of Tennant and Railroad avenues, according to the coroner’s office.

The collision was reported around 6 a.m. and involved Capitol Corridor train No. 520, which runs from Oakland’s Jack London Square to Sacramento, Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said.

No injuries were reported among the 57 people on board the train.

The passengers are being transferred to train No. 522, which runs along the same route, Magliari said.

No other details about the incident were immediately available this morning.

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