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Newport, RI Runaway Accident, Jun 1912


Mrs. E. C. Sweet and Coachman Thrown from Her Carriage.

Special to The New York Times.

NEWPORT, R. I., June 18.---Mrs. E. C. Sweet of Providence is on the road to recovery from injuries received during a runaway of her horses on the hill at Easton's Point and Second Beach several days ago. To save Mrs. Sweet from being thrown into the gully the coachman ran the horses to a fence. Mrs. Sweet and her coachman were thrown to the ground violently. Mrs. Sweet received slight internal injuries and a severe slight internal injuries and a severe shaking up, while the coachman was more severely injured. Mrs. Sweet was able to walk about her cottage at Easton's Point to-day for a short time.

The New York Times, New York, NY 19 Jun 1912

article | by Dr. Radut