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Caltrain fatality reported at Atherton crossing

Original post made on Jun 5, 2017

A man was struck and killed by a southbound train at the Encinal Avenue Caltrain crossing at approximately 10 a.m. Monday, June 5, according to Caltrain spokesperson Tasha Bartholomew.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, June 5, 2017, 11:03 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by Train Neighbor
a resident of Ventura
on Jun 5, 2017 at 6:26 pm

My deepest sympathies for his family and friends.

Posted by Peter Carpenter
a resident of Atherton
on Jun 5, 2017 at 8:02 pm

Peter Carpenter is a registered user.

Thoughts and prayers to the train engineer and the emergency responders.

Posted by jean
a resident of Los Altos Hills
on Jun 6, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Another reason to elevate the tracks. Fewer accidents fewer suicides. Better traffic movement at crossings.
It is terrible for the driver of the trains as well as the families and inconvenient delays for the passengers.

Posted by Claudia
a resident of Stanford
on Jun 15, 2017 at 9:25 pm

My sympathy to Mr. Kapoor's family, and sorrow for the emotional anguish of Mr. Kapoor. Please understand that suicide is an outcome of a disease process. The mortality rate for depression is at least 20 percent ~ this number is conservative, because many suicides are not reported for multiple reasons.

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