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Cyclist, train collide near downtown station

Original post made on May 6, 2008

Caltrain service was briefly halted Tuesday afternoon after a northbound train and a bicyclist collided near the downtown station.

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Posted by EB
a resident of another community
on May 6, 2008 at 11:27 pm

I can maybe see someone not paying attention and getting hit by the "front" of the train, but how does one not see it and run into "the side" of the train? It's huge and loud and the crossing arms are down with the warning lights flashing. Was the bicyclist trying to commit suicide or something?


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Posted by DG
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 14, 2008 at 8:09 pm

Who the hell does not see the side of a damn train?
Obviously he wanted to commit suicide.


How pathetic.