Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1957, December 1 - Crossing Accident, CPR Chesterville, Winchester sub., One fatality.

Ottawa Citizen  2 December 1957

Driver Dies When Train Hits His Car
CHESTERVILLE (Staff) A level crossing smash marred the start of Safe Driving Week in the Ottawa district when a lone motorist was instantly killed last night on Highway 43 two milea west of Chestervllle.
He was tentatively identified as Emile Worm of Stratford, Ont.
In the midst cf the season's first heavy snowstorm, the northbound auto was hit by a CPR passenger local travelling from Smiths Fall to Montreal The mangled wreckage was carried nearly half-a-mlle along the track.
The engineer on the train wa Roy G. Allport of Smith Falls.
 The motorist's body was viewed by coroner Dr. W. M. Byer of Winchester, and removed to the Vice and Craig Funeral Home in Winchester.
The accident was investigated by Constables E. J. McDougall and Herbert Meyer of the Morrisburg detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police.

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