In the 1886 publication The Dominion Annual Register and Review there is a reference to a bricklayer named Charles Tye being killed by a train in Oct 1885.
This afternoon I was browsing old Toronto newspapers for an unrelated project and came across an Oct 12, 1885. issue of The Toronto World.( a newspaper that ran from 1880-1920). On the very first page I found a news story that I think is Charles. Charles wife Julia Higgs remarried in 1886 and was listed as a widow so I am quite sure these stories refer to our Charles Tye.