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Civic Center BART station reopens after fatality on tracks

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San Francisco's Civic Center BART station has reopened this afternoon about two hours after a person was killed by apparently jumping in front of a train, BART and fire officials said.

The San Francisco Fire Department responded to reports of a person jumping in front of a train at 2:27 p.m., fire officials said.

BART spokesman Jim Allison said the person trapped under the train was killed.

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BART suspended service at the station this afternoon with trains proceeding to the next station, Allison said. The platform was evacuated.

The station remained closed until shortly after 4:30 p.m., Allison said.

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