|From the Ottawa Citizen Wednesday 21 April 1948|
3 Dead, 3 Hurt, When Train Hits Car At Crossing
LACHUTE Three persons were killed and three others severely injured last night, when their automobile was struck by the Canadian Pacific Railway's Ottawa-Montreal train at Symonds crossing, one mile from Lachute station.
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Police said that Robillard had apparently failed to see the train during a driving rain storm and that the train ploughed into 1 the auto, hurling debris hundreds of feet.