Martin Zellers grandson death Sep 8 1967
Boy, 3, Crushed as Parked Sedan Moves, Hifs Tree MILESBURG — A three-year-: Mrs. Patricia A. Chupp, moth- old Bellefonte R.D. 1 boy wasjer of the three children, was killed yesterday at 6:05 p.m. j visiting neighbors at the time when he was pinned between the family car and a tree, near the family home about 1.3 miles north of Milesburg. The youth. John William Chupp, son of Mr. and Mrs. of the accident. A 4-year-old boy, Randall M. Brungart, of Millheim R.D. 1, was involved in the same type of accident Thursday, but he escaped with minor injuries. Elmer Chupp. had been playing! Young Brungart had been play- in the rear seat of the parked'ing in his family car, which had car with his sister, Lori. 5, andjbeen parked on a grade, whew his brother Elmer Lee, 5. 'he released the brakes of the According to the surviving car, which began moving. Be- cl.ildren. John climbed into the coming frightened, he tried to front seat and released 'he!jump from the moving car but brakes of the car, which had been parked on a slight grade. As the car moved, the youngster was dragged for some distance when his clothes caught on the door. attempted to get out of the carl He is survived by his parents, but was pinned between the car Elmer and Patricia Zellers and a tree. The other two chil- Chupp; a brother. Lee, and a dren were unhurt sister ' Lori Jean - at home - and _, , , , his grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. The boy was pronounced dead on arrival at the Centre County Hospital, Bellefonte. Martin Mingoville> and Mr. and Mrs. Levi Chupp, LaGrange, Ind.