Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1997, May 19 - Trespassing incident at Alexandria, CNR., Alexandria sub., one fatality

Ottawa Citizen 20 May 1997

. . . an unidentified male pedestrian died last evening.
He was struck by a train near Alexandria at about 7 p.m.
Police were investigating the accident and trying to determine the victim's identity late last night.

Ottawa Citizen 21 May 1997

The OPP have identified the male pedestrian killed by a Montreal-bound VIA passenger train Monday night near Alexandria. Police say "Stephane Daoust, 24, of St-Bernardin, Ont., was walking on the tracks at about 6:30 p.m. Mr. Daoust did not react to the train's horn and was fatally struck. Police continue to investigate.

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