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1920 - 1 KILLED, 12 HURT IN TROLLEY WRECK. Freight and Passenger Cars Meet In Head-On Collision on Northwestern Line Near Erie

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Erie, July 28. - William Zimmer, a track laborer of Edinboro, was killed and twelve persons were injured when a passenger and a freight car met in head-on collision on the Northwestern Pennsylvania Electric Railway two miles south of here this afternoon. Failure of the freight train to make a switch was given by officials of the road as the cause of the accident.

The seriously injured were:

Mrs. P. B. Sheridan, Chicago; Mrs. J. J. Klowier, Cambridge Springs; John Hopski, Erie; Mr. and Mrs. Jacob L. Mohn, Pittsburgh; Austin Corll, motorman of the passenger car; Lee Vaughn and Frank Leslie, freight train crew of Meadville, and Archibald Steele, section foreman, Edinboro. All are in Erie hospitals.


Patriot
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
July 29, 1920

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