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Denison, TX Train Accident, May 1902


Man Run Over by a Train Near Denison Was from Tennessee.

Special to The News.

Denison, Tex., May 23.—W. J. Call and his son, J. H. Call, arrived in the city on the Katy Flyer last night from Lois, Tenn., to learn the particulars of the death of John D. Call, son and brother. The latter met a horrible death a few days ago one mile and a half south of Denison, being knocked down and run over by passenger train No. 5 on the Houston and Texas Central. The trunk of the deceased was examined this morning at the union depot baggage room by J. H. Call, and evidences were found to thoroughly satisfy the father and son that the man killed was John D. Call.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 24 May 1902

article | by Dr. Radut