Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1935, June 30 - Man Killed while Herding Cattle Across Main Line near Prescott Kingston sub

Ottawa Journal  1 July, 1935

James Quinn Is Killed By Train Near Prescott
BROCKVILLE. Ont. June 30. Jame Qulnn. Edwardsburg Town ship farmer, was killed - instantly last nigbt when he waa struck by a westbound pool train. No. 13, while driving cattle across the Canadian National Railway tracks near his farm five. miles east of Prescott.
Antonio Jacques, Montreal, engineer, said Quinn apparently failed to hear warning signals. He was struck by the buffer of the locomotive.
A preliminary inquest has been conducted by Coroner C.F. McPherson, Prescott.

Ottawa Journal 6 July 1935

Exonerate Train Crew Over Death of Man
PRESCOTT. Ont July 5. A verdict of accidental death with no blame attached to members of the train crew was reached today bv coroner's jury, under Dr. D.F. McPherson, investigating the death of James Quinn, 60-year-old farmer, who was instantly killed while driving cattle across the C N R track near his home Saturday. Antoine Jacques, Montreal, engineer. only eye witness, gave evidence.

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