|Ottawa Journal 23 December 1970|
Train Hits Car, Two Suffer Cuts
ROCKLAND (Special) caped serious injury Tuesday cap serious injury Tuesday a car-train collision near Hammond, 25 miles east of Ottawa.
Peter Ayotte, 23, . of Merivale Road, and a passenger in his car at the Brenda McKelvey, also 23, RR 2 Hammond, both escaped with only minor cuts bruises when their car struck and dragged more 40 feet down the tracks by CPR passenger train.
Police said , Ayotte's car spun out of control at a crossing on Concession 10 near Hammond and skidded backwards into the path an eastbound Vancouver Montreal train.
The car, completely demolished in the accident, landed in a ditch on the north of the tracks.
Both occupants of the car suffered cuts to the face.