Update 11:18 a.m. BART’s Jim Allison says the Colma station has reopened after being shut down for approximately two hours due to a fatality on the tracks. No delays at this time.

Update 10:15 a.m.: BART Communications Officer Jim Allison says the Colma station is still closed due to a “fatality on the tracks.” The coroner is at the scene.

Passengers who need to get to a destination in the Colma area should use the Daly City or South San Francisco stations.

There is no word yet on how the person ended up on the tracks.

The system is experiencing major delays unrelated to the Colma incident, at 19th St. Oakland in the Pittsburg/Bay Point and Richmond directions. BART says there is an equipment problem on the track.


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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