Pedestrian killed on Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park


A person was struck and killed by a southbound train in Menlo Park at about 5:14 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 12), according to Caltrain spokeswoman

Tasha Bartholomew.

The victim, who was male, was crossing the tracks at Glenwood Avenue, north of the Menlo Park Caltrain Stattion. No other information about the victim is available, she said.

The person was on the tracks for unknown reasons, and the official position is he was trespassing, she added.

Ms. Bartholomew said this is the seventh fatality for Caltrain this year.

Passengers on train #438 were transferred to another southbound train at 6:22 p.m. Trains were single-tracking around the incident on the northbound tracks.

The southbound tracks were re-opened for trains at 6:49 p.m., she said.

— Bay City News Service


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