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Keene, NH Auto Explosion, Jun 1904

KILLED BY AUTO EXPLOSION.

Burning Gasoline Sets Fire to Clothing of F. E. Kingsbury.

KEENE, N. H., June 25.---Frederick E. Kingsbury, formerly teller of the Keene National Bank, was burned to death to-day in a fire following a gasoline tank of his motor car when the explosion occurred and set fire to his clothing.

The cause of the explosion is not known.

The New York Times, New York, NY 26 Jun 1904



article | by Dr. Radut