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Man found dead near rail tracks

WELLSVILLE — A 70-year-old man was found dead Monday by the southbound train tracks around the 700 block of Riverside in Wellsville.

A woman called village police at 3:40 p.m. a woman to report a dead body by the tracks. Four officers were dispatched to the area and found the body of Charles Cross.

The county coroner’s officer is investigating the cause of death and expects to have an answer next week. Police report there were no signs of foul play or trains at fault.

Wellsville firefighters and Life Team Ambulance also responded to the scene.

The family has been notified, and Wellsville police Lt. Marsha Eisenhart requested the public respects the family’s privacy during their time of bereavement.

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