One dead after being struck by Amtrak train in Berkeley

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One person died after being hit by an Amtrak train in Berkeley on Wednesday. 

According to the Berkeley Police Department, the crash happened at around 5:35 p.m. near Harrison Street. 

The victim died at the scene. 

Amtrak police will investigate the crash.


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