Truck catches fire and crashes into train in San Francisco – reports

A pickup truck reportedly caught on fire when it crashed into a Union Pacific train in San Francisco, according to local media, which is also reporting one fatality.

The vehicle is believed to have crashed through a fence before running into the train, according to ABC 7 News, which cited a witness.

A coroner's van is reportedly on the way to the scene, where the driver was killed, local media stated.

Firefighters have responded to the scene of the incident, which occurred in South San Francisco, and put out the flames.