A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) train Friday evening at the Santa Rita Road rail crossing in Pleasanton.
Pleasanton Police Sergeant Maria Munayer said the accident occurred at 7:33 p.m.
Police and rescue workers from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department located the victim, described as a black male.
The ACE #10 train was traveling east from San Jose to Stockton when it struck a person on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks, according to ACE spokesman Errol Schmall.
Traffic at the Santa Rita Road crossing was diverted to First Street and Stanley Boulevard while the investigation continued.
The initial investigation indicated this was an apparent suicide, Munayer said. The identity of the deceased is not being released at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Pleasanton Police Department at Phone: (925) 931-5100.
Also late Friday, BART service was stopped between the Embarcadero and West Oakland stations after a person was struck by a train at the West Oakland station, according a BART spokeswoman.
The incident was reported shortly before 10:15 p.m. on the San Francisco-bound tracks, according to BART spokeswoman Alicia Trost.
Trans-Bay service was halted for more than an hour as police investigated the accident.