SAN FRANCISCO (Bay City News) A man in a wheelchair who was struck by a San Francisco Municipal  Railway train at the Civic Center station late this morning has died, Muni  spokesman Paul Rose said.

The man, described as in his 50s, was struck by an outbound  M-Ocean View train around 11:45 a.m., Rose said.

He suffered severe leg injuries and was taken to a hospital, where  he died, Rose said.

San Francisco police have responded to the Civic Center station to  investigate the incident, he said.

Rose said it is not yet clear why the man was on the tracks.

After the collision, Muni Metro service was shut down between the  Embarcadero and West Portal stations, and bus shuttles were set up to carry  riders along that stretch.

Service has now resumed.

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