Person reportedly under train died at Berkeley BART station

BERKELEY, Calif. -- A person reportedly under a train at the Downtown Berkeley BART station Tuesday evening has died, BART officials said.

A BART dispatcher said a report of a person under a train at the station came in around 6:35 p.m.

The station is located at 2160 Shattuck Ave. and was closed at about 6:50 p.m., according to the dispatcher.

BART police, fire crews and medical personnel are at the scene.

Trains will not be stopping at the Downtown Berkeley station and will be single-tracking through the station, the dispatcher said.

Passengers have been advised to expect about 15-minute delays on the Richmond line in the Fremont direction, BART officials said.
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