1 person struck and killed by Caltrain at Stanford Station

A person was struck and killed by a train at the Stanford Station on Friday night, restricting rail service in the area, Caltrain said.   

Southbound train 126, carrying 150 passengers, struck a person at the station in Palo Alto about 5:40 p.m., Caltrain spokesman Mahmoud Abunie said in a statement. No one on the train was injured, he said.   

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Train service was stopped at the scene, he said. The northbound track was cleared for operation with a 20 mph speed restriction by 6:20 p.m., Abunie said.  

The death was Caltrain's fifth fatality of the year, he said.