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 SFSuicide.org