Train slams into car in Brocton

BROCTON – Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a car/train accident here on Central Avenue Wednesday at 10:13 p.m.

After a brief investigation at the scene, it was determined Andrew J. Riforgiat, 19, of Fredonia, was operating his vehicle on Central Avenue when it became hung up on the railroad tracks. He was able to exit his vehicle prior to it being struck by a Norfolk-Southern train.

The investigation is continuing.