SAN FRANCISCO -- BART service was restored to the Glen Park station two hours after a man was struck and killed by a train Wednesday afternoon.

Police and paramedics were called to the station around 3:52 p.m., BART police said, for reports of a person under a train car.

The man was declared dead at the scene, and his identity has not been released. Police did not say how he got under the train.

BART officials cut power to the third rail to allow rescue workers to reach the man.

The northbound train, which was destined for Richmond, was stopped for over two hours as crews cleared the area and BART police interviewed witnesses.

Southbound trains did not stop at the station, located at 2901 Diamond Street, during the incident.

The station was reopened just after 6 p.m. and train service resumed shortly thereafter.

Contact Katie Nelson at 925-945-4782 or follow her at Twitter.com/katienelson210.



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