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A Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer accidentally shot and killed a fellow officer Tuesday in the first on-duty fatality in the department's 42-year history, authorities said.
The officer was shot doing a probation search in the City of Dublin and was transported to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.
Commuter trains in the San Francisco region that carry about 400,000 travelers each day are back and running on Tuesday, as labor unions reached a tentative deal with Bay Area Rapid Transit executives in the late night hours.
Despite a labor strike keeping trains out of service, two workers inspecting the tracks of a San Francisco Bay Area transit system were hit and killed by a train returning from a routine maintenance trip, officials said.
Commuter rail service is resuming Friday in the San Francisco Bay area after unions called off a strike, agreeing with the transit agency to extend a labor contract for a month while they continue bargaining.