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Paterson, NJ Train Accident, Mar 1880

Charles Vincent, a Paterson lad, while stealing a ride on an Erie freight train a few nights ago, fell and the wheels passed over his leg, making amputation necessary.

Daily State Gazette, Trenton, NJ 6 Mar 1880



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