Balboa Park BART station reopens following fatality on tracks

A BART train leaves the station Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

The Balboa Park BART station in San Francisco has reopened this afternoon after being closed for more than four hours due to a person who died on the tracks, according to BART officials.

The station reopened at 4:49 p.m., BART spokesman Jim Allison said.

Trains are making normal stops at all stations, but there is still a 10-minute delay on the San Francisco line in the Pittsburg/Bay Point, Dublin/Pleasanton, San Francisco International Airport and Millbrae directions, according to BART officials.

The station, located at 401 Geneva Ave., was closed shortly before 12:30 p.m. following a report of a person under an eastbound train, Allison said.

BART police and the San Francisco medical examiner's office are investigating the incident, he said.
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