Man Struck, Killed by Train in Dunkirk

8:57 PM, Oct 21, 2012   |    comments
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Dunkirk, N.Y. - One man has died after being hit by a train in Dunkirk, according to police.

Dunkirk investigators say the man was walking next to the railroad tracks near Main Street shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday when he was struck by the train.

"We always encourage people to not walk on or near railroad tracks," said David Ortolano, City of Dunkirk Chief of Police. "Tragedies can happen."

Dunkirk Police have not yet released the name or age of the victim.

Several roads were closed near the Norfolk and Southern Railroad tracks on Main Street but have since re-opened.

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