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Braddock, PA Train Accident, Feb 1904

Two Men Killed By Freight Engine.

Pittsburg Pa Feb 6---While crossing the Pennsylvania railroad tracks at Braddock, FREDERICK BACON, aged 58 years and HENRY MITCHELL, aged 48 years, were struck by an engine and instantly killed The men were going in the opposite directions Bacon hurrying to catch the train that Mitchell had just left and they collided in front of a rapidly moving freight engine running light.

The News, Frederick, MD 6 Feb 1904



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