Z. English Killed by Train

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Z. English Killed by Train - KILLED BY TRAIN WATH OF Z. ENfcliSH NEAR...
KILLED BY TRAIN WATH OF Z. ENfcliSH NEAR BKOORFIELO. We Was the Father oi Mrs. Mary J. Stafford of Chilli:<>t!ic—Was Struck on a Ticstlr. Mrs. Mary J. Stafford, teceived ;i message Monday morning announcing that her father, Z. English, had been killed by a train near Brook- fi"!d. Mrs. Stafford w-.nl to Brook- fic'-d at 10:56. A tclfi'hoiu* i:iess:ige !o t:ic- Constitution brought the details of the killing. Mr. English was employed at the liurliiigtou railroad company's pumping station on the banks of Yellow creek, about three-quarters cf a mile east of Brooklield, where he had worked a good many years He did night work and met his death while en route home Monday morning. While crossing a trestle, at 4:25, he was struck by the engine polling the westbound Eli. The engineer did not see the accident and e body of English was carried some little distance or. the pilot and thrown to the side of the track. Here is was found a f--w minutes later and taken to the English home Brookfield. His skvll was badly crushed and it was evident that death had been instantaneous. How Mr. English aappeued to be overtaken on tins trest'm is not known but the supposition is 'hat the headlight ou the Eli was out and that the train overtook him bofore he was aware of its approach. Mr. English had liv-d in Brook- fu Id many yearn, when; he was high- v respected. He was abo'it 63 years old and n'its a widower. He Is s .rvivcd by four da'-prhters. Mrs: Mary J. Stafford of Chllicothe, Mrs. Higginbotham and Mr.- Ollie Shour cf Cherrvvale, Kansas, and MIPS Fau- i-i<: English, who lived ur homo; also his s'.ster, Mrs Boyio, who was hi:: housekeeper. The funeral is expected to take I>'UCQ so iv; <ime tomorro.w

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  1. The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune,
  2. 23 Sep 1907, Mon,
  3. Page 9

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