Jogger struck, killed by ACE train in Alviso

- The scene of a fatal Altamont Corridor Express train crash this morning has been cleared, ACE officials said. 

The ACE train hit and killed a jogger this morning on Union Pacific Railroad tracks in the Alviso neighborhood of San Jose, ACE spokesman Steve Walker said.

The train was traveling between Fremont and Great America at about 8:30 a.m. when it struck the jogger in the area of Gold Street and Guadalupe River Trail, according to Walker.

Though there may be residual delays, Walker said afternoon commute service is expected to run on schedule. 

The fatality appears to be a "tragic accident," Walker said, and train crews do not believe the person intentionally stepped in front of the train.

At the time of the crash, 436 passengers and four crewmembers were on board. No one was injured and the area was cleared by 1:30 p.m., according to Walker.

Two Amtrak trains and another ACE train that were behind the crash scene offloaded passengers by 12:40 p.m. and the trains are back on schedule, Walker said. 

Valley Transportation Authority shuttles transported the passengers to their final destinations.

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office will identify the victim after their next of kin has been contacted.

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