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Caltrain strikes, kills person on tracks in San Jose

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A person on the tracks was struck and killed by a southbound Caltrain traveling between Capitol and Blossom Hill stations in San Jose, Calif. on the evening of Tuesday, September 24, 2019. This is the 13th person killed on Caltrain tracks in 2019.

A person was struck and killed by a train early Tuesday evening in San Jose, according to the San Mateo County Transit District, which operates Caltrain.

Southbound Caltrain No. 156 struck the person at 5:08 p.m. on the tracks between the Capitol and Blossom Hill stations in San Jose. About 346 passengers were on the train and no one reported any injuries, officials with the transit district said.

Thirteen people have been killed in 2019 on Caltrain tracks.

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