This is the train that held up my trip

Here are some news articles about the train accident that prevented me from reaching Montreal this week.

Sorry, no English articles, so here’s my summary for my readers who don’t know French.  A CN train had mechanical difficulties near Saint-Janvier-de-Joly and had to be towed.  While they were hooking up another train to it, a 53-year-old CN worker got stuck in those big hooks between cars and was crushed as the second train backed up to the first.  Quebec police were there within minutes followed by the Saint-Janvier volunteer firefighters, but there was nothing they could do.  CN’s police are investigating.  They don’t know yet how he got stuck but foul play is not suspected.

That’s a sad story to have gotten involved in.

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