Updated: 1:14 p.m.
A person was struck and killed by a train in Palo Alto this morning, according to a Caltrain spokeswoman. Trains have been experiencing delays of up to an hour, she said.
At about 10:55 a.m., northbound train No. 801, a Baby Bullet express train, hit the unidentified person at the California Avenue Caltrain station in Palo Alto, spokeswoman Tasha Bartholomew said.
The train was not scheduled to stop at that station, she said. 320 passengers were on the train and at 12:19 p.m., those passengers were transferred to northbound train No. 429, she said.
Train service was temporarily suspended in both directions during the initial response by emergency personnel, she said. At 11:50 a.m., trains began single-tracking at reduced speeds through the area.
San Mateo County Transit Police are leading the investigation, Bartholomew said. Following a complete investigation, the Santa Clara County Coroner will determine the official cause of death.
In January, , and this is the fourteenth death this year. There were 11 deaths in 2010 and 19 in 2009 along the Caltrain right of way.
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Bay City News Service contributed to this report.