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New York, NY Auto Accident, Aug 1921

Aged Man Crushed to Death and Woman's Skull Fractured In Auto Accidents.

Irwin Lutchner of 69 West 101st Street, a chauffeur, was held in $1,000 bail yesterday by Magistrate H. Stanley Renaud in Yorkville Court for future examination on a charge of homicide, after Herman Bush, 75 years old, of 52 Cathedral Parkway, had died as a result of being run down yesterday at Sixtieth Street and Third Avenue.

Patrolman Noble of Traffic C charged Lutchner with having driven the car that killed Bush.

The New York Times, New York, NY 1 Sept 1921



article | by Dr. Radut