Allentown, PA Train Jumping Accident, Aug 1915

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Man Dies From Injuries

Special to The Inquirer.

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 25.---From loss of blood, Alfred Miller, aged 25, died today in the Allentown hospital, the victim of train jumping. With a number of companions he went to the lower end of the county on Monday to shoot groundhogs. They missed the last passenger train home and decided to jump a freight. Miller was hurled under the wheels and his right leg cut off. His companions did not miss him until they got home. The crew of a following train found him lying unconscious beside the track.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 26 Aug 1915