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Blairsville, PA Trolley Car Accident, Jan 1896


Indiana County Man Meets Death at Turtle Creek.

Samuel Huey, until a year ago a resident of Blairsville, was struck by a trolley car at Turtle Creek, last Saturday afternoon and received fatal injuries. He was 60 years old and a veteran of the late war. His wife died during their residence in Blairsville, bu he is survived by nine children, one of whom, William, lives with his family in Balirsville. The remains were brought to Blairsville on Tuesday and funeral services were held in the U. P. church. The remains were afterwards interred in the Blairsville cemetery.

Mr. Huey formerly lived in Jacksonville.

Indiana County Gazette, Indiana, PA 29 Jan 1896

article | by Dr. Radut