Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1959, October 18 - Crossing Accident at Maxville, CNR Alexandria sub., one fatality

Ottawa Citizen 19 October 1959

Boy, 18, Killed By Train
CORNWALL (Special) John Everett Maloney, 18, of Maxville, died yesterday afternoon when his car stalled on Prince Street railway crossing in the center of Maxville, and was hit by the CNR's Supreme Continental.
Police said the youth was "trying out" his brother James' car at the time. He was alone in the car and had planned to drive around the block. The victim lived on Main Street in Maxville.
Maloney was heading west on Prince Street, when the car's engine stalled on the tracks.
Coroner Dr. Moses Markson of Alexandria, pronounced the boy dead. Const. Bill Potter of Maxville OPP Detachment investigated, assisted by Const. F. C. Doyle of District 11 Headquarters Cornwall.
It has not yet been decided whether an inquest will be held.

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