Fatal Freight Train Accident Kills One

DUNKIRK-A person was killed by a CSX Freight train just before 8:30 Friday evening near the S. Roberts Rd overpass according to Dunkirk Police.

Officers told WNYNewsNow in a phone interview the victim, whose age, name and gender were not released, was seated “between rails” on the overpass when they were struck.

The area has since been reopened and train service was restored.

We will continue to follow this breaking story.