From the Ottawa Citizen 16 February 1961|
Navan Man Hit By Train
NAVAN (Special) Percy Smith, 46-year-old Navan farmer, suffered a possible skull fracture in a train-car collision at a level crossing here today.
He was rushed to St. Louis Marie de Montfort hospital where, after examination he was immediately transferred to Ottawa General.
The accident occurred at 10.30 a.m. at a level crossing 100 yards west of the Navan station. Mr. Smith was alone in the auto which was wrecked in the collision with a CPR westbound passenger train.