VTA on schedule this morning after fatal collision

October 11, 2011 8:03:31 AM PDT
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light-rail service is running on schedule this morning after a train struck and fatally wounded a pedestrian in San Jose late Monday night, a VTA spokeswoman said.

Spokeswoman Brandi Childress said the light-rail train hit a pedestrian on the right of way between the Component and Karina stations, just south of the North First Street and East Trimble Avenue intersection at 11:41 p.m.

The victim who died after the crash has only been identified as a man. The cause of the collision is under investigation, police said.