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Tullytown, PA Two Trucks Collide, Sep 1936

TWO MEET DEATH IN TRUCK CRASH.

HEAVILY LOADED TRUCK CRASHES INTO ANOTHER TRUCK NEAR BRISTOL, PA.

Bristol, Pa., Sept. 24. (INS) -- JOHN HARRIS, 18, of Chester and FRANK MITCHELL, 38, of Trenton, N.J., were killed today when a heavily loaded truck crashed into another parked truck on Bristol Pike at Tullytown, four miles north of here.
NORMAN BURRELL, 25, of Chester, driver of the truck in which HARRIS was riding, escaped serious injury. He was placed under arrest on technical charges pending an investigation of the crash.
Both MITCHELL, who was crushed beneath the trailer of his truck, and HARRIS, who was hurled to the road by the impact, died almost instantly.

New Castle News Pennsylvania 1936-09-24



article | by Dr. Radut