Minneapolis, MN Fatal Jump From Automobile, Aug 1908

FATAL JUMP FROM AUTO

Mrs. Geo Hart Dies From Injuries---Car Went Over Embankment.

Minneapolis, Aug. 24.---Jumping from an over-loaded automobile just as it was going over a 15 foot embankment near Wayzaia, Lake Minnetonka, last night. Mrs. George Hart 1838 Central avenue, struck her head against the stones beneath and received fatal injuries from which she died this morning. Mr. Hart and Mr. and Mrs. Erickson, the other occupants of the automobile, were all injured, the men falling directly under the machine and Mrs. Erickson ten or fifteen feet away. Mrs. Erickson was badly bruised about the face, neck and arms, and Mr. Hart was also bruised and cut up considerably.

Manitoba Morning Free Press, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 25 Aug 1908

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