Harriman, TN Train Accident, May 1898

The Knoxville Tribune, Friday, 6 May 1898

HELTON, Jack. Killed By Train. Jack Helton of Harriman Meets a Horrible Death. Jack Helton is the name of a young man whose home was at Harriman and who met a terrible death near that place last night. Helton, it is said, left Harriman to join the army, but failed to get in. He was slightly intoxicated on his return and attempted to jump off the train at Harriman and fell under the cars on the Cincinnati Southern road. His body was cut to pieces under the wheels.