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Frackville, PA Train Accident, Aug 1915

Steps In Front of Train, Killed

Special to The Inquirer.

SHENANDOAH, Pa., Aug. 25.---Michael Zerbosky, 55 years old, of Maizeville, was killed at Frackville today when he stepped out of the way of one fast train in front of a second on the Pennsylvania Railroad.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 26 Aug 1915

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MAHANOY CITY,---The body of Michael Zerkoski, of Maizeville, 50 years old, was found on the Pennsylvania Railway tracks at Frackville last night. An express bound from Shenandoah to Pottsville struck him.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 26 Aug 1915



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