Train collides with car in Brocton

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Deputies are investigating after a Norfolk Southern train plowed into a car on the tracks in Brocton late Wednesday night.

The sheriff’s office says the car’s driver, 19-year-old Andrew Riforgiat of Fredonia, became hung up on the tracks on Central Avenue shortly after 10 p.m., but exited his vehicle prior to it being hit by the train.

The investigation into the accident continues. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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