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A person riding freight train was killed Thursday falling from moving train in the Chautauqua County Town of Sheridan, according to sheriff’s deputies.

The victim, described only as a resident of California, suffered fatal injuries in the fall and was found dead at the scene, deputies said. It happened at about 5 p.m. on the CSX tracks.

The victim’s name was withheld pending the notification of relatives.

Further information wasn’t available this morning.