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Metro resumes Blue Line service at all stations

A file photo of a Metro train. An incident at about 6:30 a.m. Thursday has caused the suspension of rail service on the Metro Blue Line between the Vernon and Washington Stations.
Photo by Edward Conde via Flickr Creative Commons
A file photo of a Metro train. An incident at about 6:30 a.m. Thursday caused the suspension of rail service on the Metro Blue Line between the Vernon and Washington Stations. Full service resumed at about 11:30 a.m.

Update 12:30 p.m.: Metro resumes Blue Line service after incident

Metro's Blue Line trains have resumed normal service at all stations after clearing Thursday morning's incident, canceling temporary bus shuttles for customers.

9:18 a.m.: Metro extends shuttle service

Metro has extended shuttle service for customers, tweeting:

https://twitter.com/metrolosangeles/status/674997358510370816

8:37 a.m.: Blue Line service suspended

An incident at about 6:30 a.m. Thursday has caused the suspension of rail service on the Metro Blue Line between the Vernon and Washington Stations.

Metro says a person was found dead under a train. There are no further details about what happened.

Northbound trains are traveling as far as Vernon Station and turning back to Long Beach, while southbound trains are traveling to Washington and turning back to 7th Street/Metro Center, according to the transit agency.

There will be bus shuttles to transport travelers between the Washington and Vernon Stations until the incident is cleared.

Metro encourages commuters to use alternate routes or the Green and Silver Lines.

This story has been updated.