A man was struck and killed by a southbound train at the Watkins Avenue Caltrain crossing in Atherton at approximately 10 a.m. Monday, June 5, according to Caltrain spokesperson Tasha Bartholomew.
Caltrain had earlier reported the incident occurred at the Encinal Avenue crossing in Menlo Park.
"Early reports indicate this was an intentional act," Ms. Bartholomew said in a statement. He was trespassing at the crossing and was in the train's right-of-way, she said.
Emergency personnel were on the scene and trains were stopped in both directions, Ms. Bartholomew said in an alert at 10:19 a.m.
There were no injuries reported among about 340 people on the train, she said.
As of a 10:32 a.m. update, transit police had released the northbound tracks at speed restrictions of 20 miles per hour.
Go to Caltrain's Twitter account @Caltrain for updates.
When a Caltrain fatality occurs, railroad, police, fire, emergency medical services personnel and the coroner's office respond to the scene, according to the Caltrain website.