VTA train strikes, kills pedestrian in San Jose; Hwy 87 reopened

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- A man was struck and killed by a VTA train while he was walking on the tracks in San Jose, authorities said.

The crash blocked southbound lanes of Hwy 87 near Curtner Avenue for hours. All lanes have since reopened.

The man was struck at 5:45 a.m., according to authorities. It's not clear why the man was on the tracks, officials said.

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