EVANS, N.Y.- The Town of Evans Police Department, which along with a number of area fire departments responded to an accident in Evans involving a train and an automobile, have announced that the operator of the vehicle in question was in fact killed in the incident.

Just after 1:00 PM Tuesday afternoon, dispatchers received a call stating a motor vehicle had collided with a train at a railroad crossing on Eden Evans Center Rd. When firefighters arrived on the scene, they discovered a single vehicle along the Norfolk Southern tracks. The driver had been fatally injured. At this time, the name of that driver is being withheld until the family can be notified.