Charlie Matthews


Age: 72

British season ticket holder who had been hospitalized in life-threatening condition at an intensive care unit with multiple injuries suffered in the fatal Ufton Nervet rail crash that killed at least six passengers on November 6, 2004 when a main service train from London's Paddington railway station to Plymouth, England was derailed by colliding into a stationary car parked on a level crossing and injured about 71 other people in the impact after the Frist Great Western train hit the car near the rural West Berkshire village of Ufton Nervet as the train was passing through while he was travelleing to a family fireworks party after a football match at the time of the accident, in which police are investigating whether the car's driver Brian Drysdale intended to kill himself.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a train collision

Born: November 21, 1931

Died: November 7, 2004

Reading, England