PayPal exec killed by commuter train in Calif.

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MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) ? An executive with the PayPal online payment service has been struck and killed by a commuter train in Northern California.

San Mateo County coroner’s investigators on Sunday identified the victim as 39-year-old Eric Salvatierra of Palo Alto.

The San Francisco Chronicle (http://bit.ly/yCmeRK ) says Salvatierra was killed by a Caltrain on Friday morning in Menlo Park.

Commuter rail officials say he was standing on the tracks when he was hit by a northbound train. The death is being investigated.

Salvatierra was a vice president of online payment service PayPal, where he’s worked for about five years.

PayPal is owned by eBay Inc.