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Slatington, PA Train Accident, Aug 1915

WEATHERLY,---William Fisher was found dead on the tracks of the Lehigh Valley Railroad, a short distance below Slatington, his body horribly mangled. It is believed he was struck and killed by a train.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 21 Aug 1915



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