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New York, NY Train Accident, Jun 1882

Bridget Nolan, 83 years old, of No. 1,679 Atlantic-avenue, while crossing the Long Island Railroad tracks in Atlantic-avenue, near Troy-avenue, was knocked down and run over by a train from Rockaway and instantly killed. The conductor and engineer of the train were placed under arrest.

The New York Times, New York, NY 26 Jun 1882



article | by Dr. Radut