|Ottawa Citizen 31 August 1939|
Maxville Man Dies As Train Hits Auto
MAXVILLE, Ont.. Aug. 31. Thomas McDougall. one of Maxville's best known citizens, was killed when his sedan was struck by an east-bound express train at the Borden plant crossing about 150 yards west of the depot this morning.
The car, which was carried about 100 yards on the engine pilot, is practically a total loss.
Mr. McDougall, a retired farmer, was carried to the office of Dr. W. B. MacDiarmid where he died in a few minutes. Dr. J. H. Munro, coroner, allowed the body to be removed to Hoople's funeral parlor, where an inquest will be held by Dr. T. O McLaren, coroner, of Lancaster.