Railway Investigation Report R05T0030

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) investigated this occurrence for the purpose of advancing transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

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Pedestrian Fatality
Canadian National
Freight Train Q-106-41-15
Mile 124.88, Kingston Subdivision
Brockville, Ontario
17 February 2005

Summary

On 17 February 2005, at approximately 1515 eastern standard time, Canadian National (CN) freight train Q-106-41-15, proceeding eastward on the CN Kingston Subdivision, struck two pedestrians at the Bartholomew Street public crossing (Mile 124.88), Brockville, Ontario. One pedestrian was fatally injured; the second received serious injuries. The two pedestrians stepped into the path of the eastward train after the passage of a westward train.

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© Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada 2006
    Cat. No. TU3-6/05-1E
    ISBN 0-662-43984-8