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Asbury Park, NJ Truck Accident, Aug 1915

WOMAN KILLED BY TRUCK

Music Instructor Fatally Hurt by Collision at Bradley Beach

Special to the Inquirer.
ASBURY PARK. Aug. 25. – Mme. Emily Schultze Pieczonka, a prominent music instructor of Ocean Grove, daughter of the late Albert Pieczonka, a noted German pianist, was killed this afternoon at Bradley Beach while riding a bicycle and collided with an auto truck of the Michelson Bottling plant at Belmar driven by Joseph Jacobson. The truck passed over her body.
The driver was held under bail to await the action of the Coroner’s jury.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 26 Aug 1915



article | by Dr. Radut