Karl Mayenschein son of Henry Mayenschein. 23 dec 1936 dies in motorcycle accident
Karl Mayenschein, 23, Xenia Drive, Osborn, was ikilled instantly when his motorcycle motorcycle collided with a Cincinnati Cincinnati and Lake Erie traction freight at 8:30 o'clock /Wednesday /Wednesday morning on Springfield Springfield St., in Dayton. Mayenschein, enroute home from the Frigidaire Corp. plant, where he was employed on the night shift, was riding east on the Dayton street in tandem with Paul Medford, 28 Wroe Ave., Dayton, when the two reportedly decided to stage an impromptu race. i "Young Medford swung out toj pass a truck and Mayenschein was forced, into *he path of the traction freight, .approaching from Springfield. Springfield. He was nearly decapitated by the coJblision and. (his body wasj carried ninety feet before' the trac-', tion could be stopped. !. The body was removed to Miami Valley Hospital and then taken to Morris Son® Funeral Home at Os-j "born. The crew of the traction carj •vvas composed of Lee Snively, Medway, Medway, motorman; Harry Bernes, Springfield, conductor; and Charles Couders, Dayton, brafceman. Mayenschein had been, a. resident of O'S'born for ten years, formerly attending Bath High School there. His .father. Henry Mayenschein, is superintendent of the Wabas'h Portland Cement Co.'plant at Os- born. Survviinig besides his parent*. are a brother, Charles, at home, Gazette carrier in Osborn, and three sisters, Anabeth, Alice and Betty, all at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete incomplete Wednesday afternoon.