Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1989, November 29 - Crossing collision, Ashton, CPR., Carleton Place sub., one fatality, one injury

Ottawa Citizen 30 November 1989

Truck-train collision
Frank Somerville, 43, of Lanark, was killed Wednesday afternoon when the truck he was driving hit the side of a VIA train about 15  kilometres west of Ottawa. Passenger David Mclntyre, 19, of Lanark, was in satisfactory condition at Queensway-Carleton Hospital. Police said the truck failed to stop at a level crossing on Ashton Station Road.

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