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Easton, PA Trolley Cars Collide, Feb 1907

TROLLEY CARS COLLIDE.

MOTORMAN FATALLY INJURED AND TWO OTHERS BADLY HURT.

Easton, Pa., Feb. 12. -- In a collision between trolley cars on the Northampton Traction company's line, just beyond the city limits, EDWARD HOPKINS, a motorman, was probably fatally injured, and PETER WILLIAMS, a constable of Belfast, and QUINTUS HEITZMAN, of Palmer township, were dangerously hurt. HOPKINS' legs were crushed so that they will have to be amputated; several of Constable WILLIAMS' ribs were broken, and HEITZMAN sustained internal injuries. Several other passengers were slightly hurt.

Tyrone Daily Herald Pennsylvania 1907-02-12



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