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Palmyra, NY Train Accident, Jul 1870

PALMYRA, N. Y., July 5.---JOHN McGARRY, while attempting to get on the express train here, this morning, fell under the cars and was instantly killed. He was a resident of Macedon.

The New York Times, New York, NY 6 Jul 1870



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