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Queens, Long Island, NY Auto Accident, Aug 1907

Badly Hurt When Auto Hits Pole.

Frank Gennant, a contractor of Queens, L. I., was on his way home a little after 6 o'clock last night in a small runabout automobile on the Jericho Turnpike when he lost control of the car and ran into an electric pole. His scalp was laid open, he sustained a bad concussion of the brain, and his right leg was torn an contused.

The New York Times, New York, NY 17 Aug 1907



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