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Marysville, IN Train And Auto Collision, Apr 1929

TRAIN CRUSHES AUTOMOBILE.

Jeffersonville, Ind., April 28. -- Four persons were killed instantly at noon today by a fast passenger train, which struck the car in which they were riding at Marysville, Ind., 20 miles from here.
The dead are:
EDGAR SNODGRAS, 40, and his three sons.
HOWARD SNODGRAS, 17.
HENRY SNODGRAS, 15.
WILBUR SNODGRAS, 5, all from Marysville.
They were returning to their home,nearby, after attending church services.
The train, running on a fast schedule between Cincinnati and Louisville demolished the automobile and killed its occupants almost instantly.

Frederick News-Post Maryland 1929-04-29



article | by Dr. Radut