Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1985, February 7 - Crossing collision, Mallorytown, CNR Kingston sub., one fatality

Ottawa Citizen 8 February 1985

Mallorytown woman dies in train collision
A Mallorytown woman is dead after she crashed into a VIA pas senger train Thursday morning.
Iris Snowdon, 59, was travelling south on Leeds County Rd. 5 outside of Mallorytown at 9:35 a.m. when she crashed into a west bound VIA Rail train.
No one on the train was injured, police said.
Snowdon had been driving into the sun and attempted to stop but slid on a snow-packed section of the road. She crashed through the crossing gate and hit the train between two passenger cars.
There were no other passengers in her car.
Mallorytown is about 18 kilometres southwest of Brockville.

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Updated 28 June 1985