From the Ottawa Citizen 16 June 1958|
Brockville Youth Dies After Car-Train Crash
BROCKVILLE (Special) The death of 17-year-old Glen Ferguson, following a truck and train crash, ended Brockville's record of 744 fatality-free days. The last death due to a traffic accident had been on May 30, 1956.
Ferguson's death occurred in hospital here Friday evening, about five hours after the accident.
The train. No. 261. a deisel-hauled (sic) passenger from Ottawa en route to meet a Montreal-Toronto train waiting at the station here, hurled the Ferguson vehicle down a steep embankment with the impact.
Ferguson was pried from the twisted wreckage and laid on a nearby lawn pending the arrival of an ambulance which was held np by a freight train, at the William St. railway crossing. The ambulance was delayed for about five minutes. No delay was reported In rushing the youth to the hospital.
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