|Ottawa Journal Tuesday 13 July 1920|
CONDUCT0R IS KILLED WHEN CAR DERAILED
William Barnet Loses His Life in Smiths Falll Yard
SMITHS FALLS. Nov 8
William Barnett of Havelock a C.P.R. conductor, met with instant death in the west yard here today through the derailment of the van of his train.
The rear end of his train was struck by the locomotive of another train running slowly, and shoved a short dlstance ahead. When the slack came back the van was derailed and sent down an embankment, . Conductor Barnett had just stepped into the van, thinking all danger over, when the van left the track and rolled down the hill. The ill-fated man leaves a wife and family at Havelock.