Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1967, May 9 - Crossing collision, Alfred., CPR., Montreal and Ottawa sub., two fatalities

Ottawa Citizen 9 May 1967

Alfred crash kills 2
ALFRED (Special) A milkman and his helper were killed at a level crossing one mile .south of here early today when their truck was in collision with an east-bound CPR Expo special train.
Killed were driver Floyd Scott, 38, of Fournier, and his helper Raymond Omcr Lavigne, 23.
They were believed to have been working their route when the accident occurred at the county road crossing.
The box of the three-ton miik van was left at the point of impart.
The force of the collision tore the motor and cab of the truck from the frame and slammed it 75 feet down the track.
The train was delayed more than an hour by the accident, which occurred at 7.42 this morning. Hawkesbury detachment OPP are still investigating

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