Excerpt from The Official History of the NWT&Y Radio System.
"Tragedy was to strike the System twice during 1950. First, at approximately midnight 24th April, a private motor car driven by Cpl. Bob McKenzie, with three other unit personnel as passengers, went out of control and crashed into a telephone pole 8 blocks south of the Radio Station, on 127th Street in Edmonton. Sig. Ken Stewart was killed, McKenzie suffered a broken jaw and chest injuries, Sig. Howe a broken leg and back injuries and Sig. Newman a broken leg and face lacerations...."