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Two people killed by trains identified

Original post made on Dec 5, 2011

Two of three people who died on Bay Area railroad tracks on Saturday have been identified. Within a little more than one hour, two people were struck and killed by trains in Palo Alto and Menlo Park, a Caltrain spokesperson has confirmed. A man died at Palo Alto's California Avenue station; the second, a woman, was struck and killed just north of the Menlo Park station.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, December 5, 2011, 10:15 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by Mr. DePortum, a resident of Blossom Valley
on Dec 5, 2011 at 3:52 pm

[Post removed. Terms of use.]

Posted by Thom, a resident of Jackson Park
on Dec 5, 2011 at 4:23 pm

That was pretty harsh DePortum. And as far as safety is concerned there's only so much that can be done to keep folks off the tracks. For every new safety barrier there's a new way around it.

Posted by former mv resident, a resident of another community
on Dec 5, 2011 at 5:50 pm

Mr. De - Having a bad day? Keep your rude comments to yourself.

Posted by Mr. DePortum, a resident of Blossom Valley
on Dec 5, 2011 at 9:32 pm

Sorry about my rude comment, I see the light.

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