Doctors evaluate man involved in 12-hour standoff on VTA train in San Jose

The man who sat on top of a VTA train for 12 hours eats the chips that lured him down on Thursday, May 5, 2016 in San Jose, Calif. (KGO-TV)

Doctors are evaluating a man who caused a 12-hour standoff on top of a VTA light rail car.

Crisis negotiators finally talked Prunedale resident Kyle Lewis down around 1 p.m. Thursday.

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He was on the train tracks near North 1st Street and Component Drive around 1:30 a.m. Thursday. The train stopped for him and that's when he somehow climbed up there.



Crisis negotiators in a cherry picker eventually lured him down with a bag of potato chips.

Lewis, at one point, yelled out that he wanted to mess with everyone's commute.
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