Monday, June 27, 2011

Apparent Suicide Causes Delays at Ashby BART

By Rachel Swan
Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 5:20 PM

A woman threw herself in front of a Richmond-bound BART train around 12:45 p.m. today, in what was an apparent suicide. She was later pronounced dead, and the Alameda County Coroner's Bureau removed her body, SFAppeal reports. Service was momentarily halted at Ashby, which reopened around 3 p.m. with trains single-tracking through the station. BART experienced delays along the Richmond-Fremont line for several hours.

Anyone who is feeling suicidal is encouraged call the national, 24-hour suicide prevention hotline at 1-800-273-TALK or visit San Francisco Suicide Prevention at

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