Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1952, April 29 - Retired Railroader Killed by Train at Sand Point

Ottawa Citizen, 30 April 1952

Retired Railroader Is Killed By Train
Special To TheCitizen
ARNPRIOR Frank 'Welland of Sand Point, 71. retired section foreman, was instantly killed yesterday afternoon about four o'clock when he was struck by the eastbound Canadian Pacific Pembroke-Ottawa local about one half mile west of Sand Point station and six miles west of Arnprior. Mr. Welland resided at Sand Point since his retirement. He was walking east along the railway track towards Sand Point. He was said to be deaf and did not hear the fast approaching train coming behind him. Eye wltneses of the accident said the train whistle sounded several times.

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