Pittsburgh, PA Trolley Accident, Feb 1896

Fatal Trolley Accident at Pittsburg.

PITTSBURG, Feb. 9.----A shifting engine on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad ran into a Second avenue street car at Rarkin's Crossing, nine miles east of here. W. H. COOPER, the conductor of the electric car, was killed and JOHN RIDDLEY, the motorman, was fatally injured. There were eight passengers in the car, of whom three were women. All escaped injury except slight bruises. The accident was caused by the slippery rails.

The News, Frederick, MD 8 Feb 1896

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