Person struck, killed on Caltrain tracks in San Jose

May 16, 2012 8:30:30 AM PDT
A train struck and killed a person on the Caltrain tracks in San Jose this morning, according to the transit agency.

The person was hit by northbound train No. 217 south of the Tamien station. A bus bridge has been set up between the Tamien and Diridon stations.

San Jose police said the incident was reported at 7:10 a.m. near Monterey Road and Southside Drive.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.