Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1920, August 2 - Man killed by train at Chesterville, CPR., Winchester sub.

Winchester Press 5 August 1920

Struck by a train at Chesterville, Ont., early Monday morning, James McManus, 60 years of age, a bridgeman of Arnprior, suffered a fractured skull and died at the Royal Victoria Hospital at 5 o'clock. McManus was employed as a bridgeman by the C.P.R. at Chesterville, and according to the version  given to the hospital authorities, was standing aside to let a freight train by when he was knocked down by a passenger train going from Toronto to Montreal.  The victim was taken aboard and sent to the hospital on arrival at Montreal.

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