News


Atherton: Man struck, killed by train is identified

A man who was fatally struck by a train near the Atherton Caltrain station on Saturday has been identified as Pooya Shahi, 33, of San Jose, according to the San Mateo County coroner's office.

Shahi was on the tracks just north of Fair Oaks Lane at around 1:20 a.m. when he was hit by southbound train No. 198, Caltrain spokeswoman

Jayme Ackemann said on Saturday.

The train, which was the last of the night, was delayed for more than an hour, Ackeman said.

The incident was the third Caltrain fatality this year.

— Bay City News Service

Comments

There are no comments yet. Please share yours below.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Choose a category: *

Since this is the first comment on this story a new topic will also be started in Town Square! Please choose a category that best describes this story.

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,310 views

Breastfeeding Tips
By Jessica T | 4 comments | 830 views

Weekly Update
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 720 views

Pension Contribution Changes To Have A Multi-Million Dollar Impact To Menlo Park School District
By Erin Glanville | 7 comments | 641 views

Separate Entrances for BMR and Market Rate Apartments?
By Stuart Soffer | 0 comments | 393 views