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Latrobe, PA Train Accident, Feb 1903

Cracked by Every Car

By Publisher's Press Direct Wire

Latrobe Pa Feb 11 Charles Henry of Indians, a fireman on the Pennsylvania Railroad attempted to board a rapidly moving train at Latrobe station yesterday and was dragged to Alexandria street where he lodged in the bridge and was struck by every car of the entire train in passing. He died on the way to a hospital.

The Trenton Times, Trenton, NJ 11 Feb 1903



article | by Dr. Radut