Update: BART officials said the Downtown Berkeley BART station reopened at 10:10 p.m.
A person was struck and killed by a train at the Downtown Berkeley BART station Tuesday evening, according to a Berkeley Fire Department official.
At about 7:30 p.m., BART officials reported there was limited service at the station, but trains were not completely stopping. Officials had released an advisory at about 7 p.m. stating that station was closed in the Richmond, Fremont and Millbrae directions due to a major medical emergency.
The San Francisco Chronicle reported that the body was discovered at about 6:35 p.m., according to a BART dispatcher. The individual was not transported to a hospital, and a description of the individual was not readily available, according to BFD Chief Gil Dong.
The incident was causing up to 15-minute delays on the Richmond line in the Fremont direction, BART officials said.