Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1904, December 14 - Crossing collision near Kemptville CPR Prescott sub., one killed, one injured

Merrickville Star  22 December 1904

John McReynolds, an aged and respected farmer of Oxford township, Grenville county was killed on Friday and his som seriously injured as the result of an accident at the St. Lawrence and Ottawa railway crossing at the Oxford township line. They were crossing the track in a buggy when they were struck by a passenger train running at an unusually high rate of speed. The rear end of the buggy was wrecked and both men were hurled from the rig. The older man was killed outright and the son sustained terrible injuries about the head. The train was stopped and the unfortunate men were taken aboard and carried to Kemptville

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