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Train injures woman in Palo Alto

Female pedestrian struck by train at University Avenue station

A woman pedestrian struck by a northbound train at the Palo Alto Caltrain station on University Avenue this morning is still alive and has been taken to Stanford Hospital for treatment, according to Caltrain officials.

Northbound Caltrain #143, which left San Jose at 11:10 a.m., struck the adult female at 11:45 a.m. The train was headed to San Francisco.

The woman, a Palo Alto resident, was conscious and breathing. The extent of her injuries is unknown at this time.

The train, which had about 200 people on board, was stopped at the scene and caused delays through the area.

Train service was shut down in both directions. One track was reopened at 12:20 p.m., and full service resumed at 12:45 p.m., Caltrain officials said.

— Palo Alto Weekly staff/Bay City News

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