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

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- 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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