STARKEY, N.Y. (WETM) – The Yates County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal train vs. pedestrian accident that happened Wednesday afternoon.
Sheriff Ron Spike confirmed the pedestrian was killed as a result of the accident.
According to the incident report, the accident happened just before 1:30 p.m. on October 6 in the Town of Starkey when a southbound train from Norfolk Southern appeared to have hit a pedestrian.
The Sheriff’s Office said the investigation is continuing at the scene.
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