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Bellingham, WA Street Car Accident, Jun 1904

Crushed by street car.

EARNEST LAMPKIN, aged 11, was run over and killed by a street car at the corner of Elks and Magnolia streets, Bellingham, Wash. His 10 year-old playmate, JOSEPH HILL, had his leg broken and his foot terribly crushed, but will recover. The two boys were coasting down hill on Magnolia street on a small wagon. The incline is a steep one, and a brick block shuts out all view of approaching cars. As they came along with great speed the car struck them, LAMPKIN being killed.

Box Elder County News Utah 1904-06-09



article | by Dr. Radut