Silver Crossing, CO Train - Carriage Accident, Jul 1889

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Struck by a Train.

Long Branch, July 5,---At Silver Crossing, north of Long Branch, this afternoon, a carriage, containing the mother of Joseph Ward, the collar and shirt manufacturer, of New York; Mr. Keating, Mr. Ward's brother-in-law; Elsie Keating, her child, and her nurse, was struck by an express train and smashed to pieces. All were horribly mangled. Pieces of the victim's bodies were scattered along for a considerable distance.

Aspen Weekly Times, Aspen, Co 6 Jul 1889