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San Francisco woman pushed in front of BART train dies; man arrested

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San Francisco woman pushed in front of BART train dies; man arrested


The platform at the Daly City Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station pictured on April 8, 2020, in Daly City, Calif.

A 74-year-old woman was killed after she was pushed in front of a California train by a man on the platform Monday night.

The woman was pushed towards a Millbrae-bound train approaching Powell Street Station in San Francisco around 11 p.m., according to a news release from the Bay Area Rapid Transit, also known as BART. The woman hit her head on the train before falling on to the platform, according to BART.

She was taken to a hospital where she later died, authorities said.

Suspect arrested, investigation underway

The man “believed responsible” for pushing the 74-year-old woman was arrested BART Police the shortly after the death took place. BART identified the man as 49-year-old Trevor Belmont, who was booked into San Francisco County Jail early Monday morning, according to online jail records.



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