Caltrain fatally strikes person near Burlingame Station, trains stopped in both directions

File Photo. Caltrain Locomotive 918 heads south in San Mateo County. Photo Copyright: Duncan Sinfield/KTVU. (Duncan Sinfield/KTVU)

A northbound Caltrain has struck and killed a person south of the Burlingame Station, officials said Wednesday evening. 

Caltrain officials said train 415 fatally struck an individual in San Mateo. 

The person who was struck was described as a "trespasser" by Caltrain officials. Trains were initially stopped in both directions as a result. 

In an update, officials said the main track 2 was reopened for single-tracking at reduced speeds. 

40 passengers were onboard the train at the time of the collision. 

This was Caltrain's 9th fatality of the year.