Newark, NJ Trolley And Train Collision, Feb 1903

STRUCK BY A TRAIN.

TROLLEY CAR FILLED WITH HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS IS DEMOLISHED.

OCCUPANTS FRIGHTFULLY MANGLED.

ONE DOZEN YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN DEAD AND MORE THAN A SCORE INJURED IN A NEW JERSEY CROSSING TRAGEDY.

Newark, N.J., Feb. 19. -- A trolley car loaded with pupils on their way to the high school was run into at the Clifton Avenue crossing by a Delaware Lackawanna & Western railroad train.
Eight of the pupils were killed, four died of their injuries, the motorman of the car was fatally hurt and 30 or more occupants of the car were injured.
Five of these were believed to be fatally hurt. Twenty of the injured passengers were taken to a hospital, and the others were able to go to their homes. The identification of the dead and injured was a difficult task, and was accomplished very slowly.
The dead:
MISS ERNASTINA MUELLER, No. 144 Fairmount Avenue. fifteen years old.
MISS VIOLA ILL, No. 43 Sterling Street, seventeen years old.
ALMA LOHENBERG, No. 211 Littleton Avenue, fourteen years old.
MAUDE WALDMAN BAKER, No. 562 High Street, sixteen years old.
ELLA WERTERPUE, No. 199 S. Sixth Street, eighteen years old, died in City Hospital.
JENNIE E. McLELLAND, No. 315 South Orange Avenue, sixteen years old, (died at city hospital).
EVAN H. EASTWOOD, JR., No. 596 Clinton Avenue, nineteen years old, died in the German Hospital.
MABEL E. KARCHNER, No. 41 Humbolt Street, sixteen years old, died in St. Michael's Hospital.
ROSE KOHN, No. 56 James Street, sixteen years old.
The Injured:
FREDERICK ALSOP, No. 78 Ridgewood Avenue, badly hurt about head and body.
OSCAR BARCLIFF, Gladstone, N.J., engineer of Lackawanna train, suffering from severe shock; condition serious.
PETER BRADY, thirty years old, 248 1/2 Highland Avenue, motorman on the wrecked trolley car, fatally crushed and probably will die.
MINA BULL, No. 41 Austin Street, seventeen years old, leg and arm broken.
WALTER BURRMAN, No. 29 Stratford Place, ribs broken.
MARGARET COMERFORD, nineteen years old, No. 370 South Orange Avenue, body crushed and internal injuries; probably fatal.
ALIZE COURSON, No. 149 Roseville Avenue, fifteen years old, leg broken.
SUSAN B. CAMP, right arm fractured.
FLORENCE DOLL, No. 35 Van Ness Place, ankle broken and badly injured about head and shoulders.
EDITH FOX, No. 114 Bank Street, sixteen years old, bruised and cut with glass.
LILLIAN GERAGHITY, No. 305 Plane Street, seventeen years old, fractured hip.

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