Fatal Caltrain accident in San Mateo

April 16, 2012 9:25:32 AM PDT
A man was struck and killed by a train near the Hayward Park station in San Mateo this morning, Caltrain officials said.

At about 7:30 a.m., the man was hit by northbound train No. 215, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said.

The incident has caused delays of up to 45 minutes, Dunn said.

North- and southbound trains are single-tracking around the scene of the fatality.

Passengers boarding at Hayward Park and Hillsdale stations are advised to board from the southbound platforms, Dunn said.