|From the Ottawa Citizen December 24, 1948|
Pembroke Man Killed By Train
PEMBROKE Run over by the CPR east-bound local, as it started to leave the Pembroke station, at 2.55 p.m. Thursday, Robert Briscoe, 38, Pembroke, was Instantly killed wlien the wheels of the train passed completely over his body.
Definite details of the accident were still not available at a late hour last night, but, according to reports, Mr. Briscoe had boarded the train with some friends and attempted to get off the train as it started to leave. It was about 200 feet from the station when he apparently slipped and fell between the coaches.
Sgt. B. S. Dickie is conducting a police investigation and an inquest into the fatality is probable, according to the coroner. Dr. J. C. Bradley, of Pembroke.