Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1960, August 16 - Crossing Accident, Ste. Eugene, CPR., M & O sub., one injury

From the Ottawa Citizen 16 August 1960.

Farmer Hurt When Train Hits Tractor
George Cahill, a Ste. Eugene, Ont., farmer, was seriously injured shortly after 10 o'clock this morning when the tractor on which he was riding was struck by the CPR's Montreal-Ottawa train. Ste. Eugene is located 65 miles southeast of Ottawa and only a few miles from Rigaud, Que.
Mr. Cahill was rushed by ambulance to a Montreal hospital. The train was delayed almost three hours while emergency repairs were made on the diesel engine.

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