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Pedestrian killed by VTA light rail vehicle
SAN JOSE, CA -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light-rail vehicle in San Jose this evening, a VTA spokeswoman said.
The incident happened at about 5:25 p.m. in the area of North First Street and Metro Drive as the vehicle was approaching the Metro/Airport stop, VTA spokeswoman Linh Hoang said.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. There was no report of injuries to the 10-15 passengers on the train.
Hoang said a bus bridge is taking passengers between the Karina Court and Civic Center stations.
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