A person was fatally struck by a Union Pacific train in West Berkeley at around 4 p.m. Thursday, according to a Union Pacific Railroad.
Tysver said the incident occurred near the intersection of Carleton Street and 7th Street and that the train crew was not injured. According to a Nixle alert from the Berkeley Police Department, some intersections nearby may be blocked until the train can be moved.
The incident is currently under investigation, Tysver added.
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