California man dies in train accident

SHERIDAN – A California man is dead after falling from a train in the town of Sheridan Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office report filed at 9:17 p.m., the man was riding the CSX train illegally when he fell from the moving train.

The man sustained fatal injuries from the fall and was found dead at the scene around 5 p.m.

The name of the man is being withheld pending family notification.

The Silver Creek Police department also assisted in the investigation of the incident.