accidental train tunnel death of Olin Banks, born about 1867, has brother, Harvey & a married sister, Helen

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them application- rhermom York State STRUCK I N T H E T U N OHM Batiks, Watchman in the Bloom- inxbuncli Tunnel Hun Oown by ·ne--\*X Crushed and Skull Fractured. Fractured. O. and ~\Y. No. 1. vhich seems to been-running in hard luck, to-day, a second victim thi* morning in the l at Bloomiugburgb. though in this case it has nor proved fatal as yet. ', Olin Banks, of Westboro, a young employed in the tunnel as watchman was struck, and the wheels passed one leg and his skull was fractured. Foreman Kirwin and a gang of went into thetuniiel at 12:30, tbe young man. He was lying in gutter, and retained consciousness long enough TO tell them that he had slow in getting out of the way of train. He was carried back to Bloomingburgh, where Dr. Beakes that amputation would be necessary'.and the ambulance was telephoned for he was brought to the Thrall H-J reached here at 2:3Q, and Drs. Beakes, Hulett and Mills operated him.- The accident, it is feared, will result fatally. The young man is thirty years son of Joseph Banks, of Wurtsboro. has a brother, Harvey, and a sister, Helen.

Clipped from Middletown Daily Argus26 Jun 1897, SatPage 4

Middletown Daily Argus (Middletown, New York)26 Jun 1897, SatPage 4
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