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Hanson, KY Train Accident, Feb 1921

TRAIN KILLS 6 YEAR OLD GIRL

[Special to The Herald]

MADISONVILLE, Ky., Feb. 17—Irene Campbell, 6 year old daughter of Bernice Campbell, of Hanson, this county, was instantly killed when she was struck by a northbound passenger train. The child was on her way from school. Her skull was fractured.

Lexington Herald, Lexington, KY 18 Feb 1921

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VERDICT OF $5,000 GIVEN FOR DEATH OF SCHOOLGIRL

MADISONVILLE, Ky., May 19—A verdict for $5,000 was awarded the administrator in a suit for $25,000 as the result of the killing of Aileen Campbell, a little schoolgirl at Hanson by a Louisville and Nashville train.

Lexington Herald, Lexington, KY 20 May 1921



article | by Dr. Radut