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Woman dead after being hit by multiple cars on I-680

Original post made on Nov 7, 2013

A 25-year-old Concord woman was struck by multiple cars and killed on Interstate 680 near the Walnut Creek BART station early this morning, according to a California Highway Patrol officer. The woman's name has not been released. She appears to have either jumped or fallen from a BART train track over-crossing.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 6:02 PM

Comments (7)

Posted by Ralph Kramden, a resident of Danville
on Nov 7, 2013 at 7:33 am

So 18 hours after it happened, here's what the reporter was able to uncover:
- it may or may not have been a suicide
- it may or may not have been related to a BART medical emergency reported around the same time
- she may or may not have jumped/fallen from a BART overcrossing somewhere in Walnut Creek
- there may or may not have been witnesses

Awesome reporting! Glad I wasted the 2 minutes it took to read the piece!

Posted by Mike Davis, a resident of Danville
on Nov 7, 2013 at 8:13 am

Ralph - sounds like you have plenty of spare time to do the investigative reporting yourself. This is the Danville Express, not the NY Times. I didn't know anything about this event, and now I at least have some basic info. Cut em some slack dude.

Posted by Marilyn Monroe, a resident of Walnut Creek
on Nov 7, 2013 at 8:59 am

I wonder what her name was and what was her mental state. Poor soul.

Posted by Lefty, a resident of Danville
on Nov 7, 2013 at 10:10 am


It would have been better if you spent the two minutes praying for her soul. Or even better, your own, which you probably need.

Posted by Eric, a resident of Walnut Creek
on Nov 7, 2013 at 10:18 am

Very sad---but a news outlet that gives free rein to a leftie like Tom Cushing with absolutely NO commentary from the other side--cannot be considered serious.

Posted by Julia, a resident of Alamo
on Nov 7, 2013 at 10:26 am

Hey Ralph, sounds like you have some critics...don't let them bother you.

Most of the time when I take a moment to comment about issues printed in the Danville critics can't wait to throw rocks..

One thing you should know...they are listening to you Ralph.

The only one that commented on the situation was Marilyn.

Just my opinion, thanks for listening...Julia Pardini fro Alamo

PS... you are right Mike Davis...the DE is not the NY times.

Posted by Rose, a resident of Danville
on Nov 7, 2013 at 1:27 pm

Hey Ralph,

You wasted the 2 minutes to read the article but wasted 10 more writing your 'empty' comment!

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