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News - March 19, 2014

Man killed by train near Atherton

A man who was fatally struck by a train near the Atherton Caltrain station on Saturday has been identified as Pooya Shahi, 33, of San Jose, according to the San Mateo County Coroner's Office.

Mr. Shahi was on the tracks just north of Fair Oaks Lane at around 1:20 a.m. when he was hit by southbound train No. 198, Caltrain spokeswoman Jayme Ackemann said.

The train, which was the last of the night, was delayed for more than an hour. The incident was the third Caltrain fatality this year.

— Bay City News Service

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