Clinton, OH Train And Auto Collide, July 1938
GRADE CROSSING CRASH KILLS ONE.
MRS. KATHERINE KINTZ, 68, IS VICTIM OF ACCIDENT AT CLINTON.
TRAIN HITS AUTO.
DAUGHTER, DRIVER OF CAR, IN AKRON HOSPITAL SERIOUSLY HURT.
Clinton, Ohio -- En route to their farm home near Canal Fulton after attending mass at a church at Warwick, MRS. KATHERINE KINTZ, 69, was instantly killed and her daughter, MISS CARRIE KINTZ, 30, was seriously injured Sunday, at about 8:50 a.m., when a westbound passenger train struck and demolished their auto at a grade crossing at Clinton, 13 miles north of here on Route 21.
MISS KINTZ sustained internal injuries, fracture of seven ribs, a fracture of the right thigh and scalp lacerations. She is in St. Thomas' Hospital at Akron, where she was taken after receiving first aid administered by Dr. J. G. Martin, of Clinton. Miss Dorothy Wittman, a Cleveland nurse who was in an auto near the crossing and the Rev. John L. Maurer, pastor of the Warwick parrish and Sts. Philip's and James' church at Canal Fulton, who was following the KINTZ car.
MISS KINTZ had stopped at the crossing for an eastbound train and apparently did not see the westbound passenger train until she was on the crossing. Becoming confused, witnesses said, she tried to turn back and the front of the car was hit by the train.
Evening Independent Massillon Ohio 1938-07-18
Researched and Transcribed by Stu Beitler. Thank you, Stu!