Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1922, September 25 - Crossing collision near Perth, one fatality

Morrisburg Leader 29 September 1922

Road contractor killed at Perth
William Bure, contractor on the Good Roads system between Perth and Smiths Falls was killed Monday afternoon when the westbound York train ran into the car he was driving and hurled both car and driver over thirty feet. The injured man was picked up and conveyed to Perth station, but he died shortly after his arrival.
Bure had stopped his car to allow the eastbound train to pass and without noticing its approach, drove onto the track in front of the westbound York with fatal results.
Mr. Bure at one time resided in Cornwall. He leaves a family.

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