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Woman killed on Caltrain tracks

This is 12th fatality in Caltrain right-of-way

A woman was killed on the Caltrain tracks in Burlingame this morning (Aug. 10), and trains are behind schedule by up to an hour, a spokeswoman said.

The woman was hit by a train south of Trousdale Drive, near the Broadway Station, at 10:09 a.m., Caltrain spokeswoman Tasha Bartholomew said.

Trains are running on a single track through the area, Bartholomew said.

The San Mateo County coroner's bureau is investigating the incident.

This is the 12th fatality in the Caltrain right-of-way this year, Bartholomew said.

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