OPP identify victims in fatal crash near Smiths Falls
Ontario Provincial Police have released the identity of a man killed Wednesday when a vehicle slammed into a train between Smiths Falls and Merrickville, southwest of Ottawa.
The victim, 21-year-old Logan Stoddard of Smiths Falls, was pronounced dead at the scene.
His 26-year-old passenger, Elmer Miller of Montague Township, was taken to hospital in Smiths Falls with not life-threatening head injuries.
Police say the road was snow-packed at the time of the crash, but it is not yet known why the vehicle slammed into the train.