Police closed part of Adeline Street alongside Ashby BART in South Berkeley on Saturday night after the discovery of a body in the roadway next to the station, authorities report.
A cyclist was killed early Saturday morning when his bike got caught in a road grate on or near the Ashby Avenue on-ramp to Interstate 80 in West Berkeley, sending him crashing into the pavement, authorities report.
Two men were killed by an Amtrak train as they stood on the tracks and waited for a freight train to pass. It was something they had done dozens of times, but the action went horribly awry Thursday.
The collision happened near the Amtrak station off University Avenue.
Yulia Krashennaya and Daniel Garcia were identified Friday by authorities in Southern California as two of the 34 people who died Monday in the Conception boat fire. A recent UC Berkeley grad also died.
Berkeley police handled at least 10 crashes in July that resulted in injuries to pedestrians or cyclists, according to preliminary data.
Berkeley police handled at least eight crashes in June that resulted in injuries to pedestrians or cyclists, according to preliminary data. In one of those crashes, a 24-year-old Berkeley man on a bike was killed.
The 24-year-old cyclist who was struck by a driver in North Berkeley one week ago has died at Highland Hospital, authorities report.
A man found floating in the Berkeley Marina on Friday morning was pronounced dead at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, authorities report.
Authorities found a man dead in downtown Berkeley for the second time since Sunday, according to preliminary reports.
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Francisco Silva's death was one of six worker fatalities in Berkeley over the past 10 years, according to data from Cal/OSHA. Silva was "the type of guy that always offered a hand," his best friend told Berkeleyside.