Evans police investigating fatal motor vehicle/train accident

EVANS – The Town of Evans Police Accident Investigation Unit is probing a fatal motor vehicle versus train collision.

According to a report from the Town of Evans Police Department, police and fire dispatchers received a call about a collison at the crossing on Eden Evans Center Road near Delamater Road Tuesday at 1:06 p.m.

Evans Police, the Evans Center Volunteer Fire Company and Rural Metro Medical Services were dispatched to the scene.

First responders found a single vehicle versus train collision along the Norfolk Southern tracks. The driver of the motor vehicle was fatally injured. The operator’s name is being withheld, pending notification of family.

The Highland Hose, North Evans and Lake Erie Beach Fire Companies, Norfolk Southern Railroad, Norfolk Southern Police and Evans Mechanical Services also responded.