Person hit and killed by Caltrain at Santa Clara station

SANTA CLARA – A Caltrain hit and killed a person Thursday morning in Santa Clara, officials said.

Just after 8 a.m., northbound train No. 705 hit the person at the Santa Clara station, according to Caltrain spokesperson Dan Lieberman.

The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office will release the person’s identity once it has been confirmed and their next of kin is notified.

Lieberman said no injuries were reported among the train’s 104 passengers.

Caltrain did not release any additional information about the fatal collision, the commuter rail line’s eighth of the year.

Including Thursday morning’s fatal collision, Caltrain has recorded three deaths in the past two weeks. The first was reported on July 23 near West Meadow Drive in Palo Alto and the second on July 28 at the Rengstorff Avenue crossing in Mountain View.

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A person was also hit and injured Saturday near the Santa Clara station. An update on their condition was not immediately available.

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