Person fatally hit by train on BART tracks

Person fatally hit by train on BART tracks

(KRON/BCN) – BART officials said it appears a train hit and killed a person on the tracks Monday afternoon at the Powell Street station in San Francisco.

At 5:32 p.m. Powell St. Station reopened, and normal train service was restored.

The transit agency tweeted that Powell Station closed due to person(s) on the track around 3:30 p.m

Major delays developed at San Francisco stations in the SFO, Millbrae, Daly City and East Bay directions due to incident, according to the agency.

SF Muni provided bus service for BART riders affected, officials said.

SF BART encouraged anyone in Downtown SF heading to the East Bay to get to Montgomery or the Embarcadero stations via SF Muni.

Or to consider taking an AC transit bus from Salesforce Terminal, a block away from both stations.

Person fatally hit by train on BART tracks

SFBART created this map to help differentiate bus routes available when Transbay services are severely limited.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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