Skip to Content

Derry, PA Train Accident, Sept 1895


Pittsburg, Pa., September 28.---Two unknown young men, believed to have escaped from the Indiana Reform School, attempted to crawl under a train at Derry, Pa., this morning, and both were crushed to death.

A card with "Richard Abraham, Indiana Reform School," was found on the body of one. The young men were about twenty years of age.

Wheeling Sunday Register, Wheeling, WV 29 Sept 1895

article | by Dr. Radut