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 - to Bradford, dis- be- In cDarged a h a t WOMAN...
to Bradford, dis- be- In cDarged a h a t WOMAN KILLED ; IN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT Smash-up Happened 'Near Costello Last Sunday Afternoon. MRS. JACOB SWANSON KJLLED Her Four Children Were Serjouily jured--Mr, Swanson Escape* With Slight Bruim--Ran Into Side of a Bridge--Formerly Located at wlch, Thli County. Another terrible automobile accident .ovicunvd last Sunday'afternoon at about ." o'clock on the outskirts Cn*iel!o, Potter county, Jn which Jacob Swanson was almost instantly billed and h e r . f o u r children, from ·" to 1- years of age were seriously injured. Jacob Swanson and family were driving into Costello from Austin, wheiu th.' now rpsido, a u d ' they were coming' into the. village rounded li bad 'curve and entered bridge. About the center ot the the car swerved and crashed. Into side of this structure. This swung the car around with such force that it threw all the occupants but Mr. Swanson out. Mrs. Swanson struck her head against the side ot the bridge, fracturing her skull and causing other Injuries from which she died In about hoai 1 uithout ^JJuillK t-'ollsClOUa- ness. The 'oldest child, a girl aged about. 12 years, had her arm and was otherwise bruised. The boys, aged about S and 10 years, badly cut and bruised about the aiid face and It Is feared that Jone them has a fractured skull. Another "boy about S -years of age had Ms. leg broken In two places, besides receiving numerous other bruises. Mr. Swanson. who was driving the caped with only a few slight bruises. Mr. Swanson, the husband and father of the dead woman and .injured children is grief-stricken, by tho. terrible accident. He does Hot know-- what caused the car to^swerve at this !ui! t h i n k s something ni.ii.-ii wrong w i t h the steering gear. car- was iiuite badly damaged In suiash'.lp. · . "· . .Mr. Swanson had a jobber's con- Tract in the bis wo'ods at N'orwlch last summer and he and his f a m i l y have many "friends In port and vicinity who deeply sympathize with liiein in their great sorrow. · '

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  1. McKean County Miner,
  2. 08 Jun 1911, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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