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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

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