The Canadian Press

1986-02-08 | Via-Rail-Collision

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Twenty-three people died when a CN freight train collided with a VIA Rail passenger train near Hinton, Alberta on February 8. Martin Pederson, a 64-year-old farmer from Saskatoon, had a wall of glass blown into his face.

Date: 1986-02-08
Placeline: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 28 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << are some of the side first open like a sardine cannery row less than a gaping hole in the early life and there's a great fireball tremendous heat and a blue the window where my face and my head on the glass prices on that created a great war where the car was continuing to crumble >>

Clip ID: 19860208CPCN003