9 Sep 1926

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FARMER IS KILLED .. WHEN HIT BY CAR NEAR NORTHYIEW Tom Garner Killed When Struck by Machine Driven . by Merle Lurvey. " Whil repairing tire on ula ear on th lUU highway near North - View. Mo , early last Tuesday evening. evening. Torn Oarner, about 70 years Old, farmer, residing near Lebanon, eraa killed when struck by a rrd eoupe driven by Merle Lurvey. In in party with Ur. Oarner was hie wife and Mr. and Mrs Ed Slater and two children and Mr, Krapaugh, all of Lebanon. Mr. Oarner and Mr. Slater were repairing a rear tire and had parked at the aide of the high - war. The tire had been repaired and ' waa being put back on when Lurvey'e car truck oarner. In the coupe driven by young Lur - ey wae hie father. U E. Lurvey, and 3 - yeer - oM child. ' The light on the eoupe were dim and the parked car on which the tire wae being repair - ni Had no llehta on at the time. - w th. i.mjii. muLfc. the bebT wae thrown agalnet the win.dableld, Inflicting minor injuries. Mr. Oarner wae warned of "the ap proaching car by Slater a aecond be I tore being track, but had no time to move and was crushed between the The murine ear waa shoved I Into the ditch, striking Biater ana knocking htm down. Dr R H. rocht of Btrefford was viV.t' iili decked the aged man had been dead about 30 milium . vhra. he arrtn" rl eight o'clock. A crowd gathered at the scene of the accident, among them being A. , B Haymea. justice of peace, whoj t mra In a coroner"s lury, and Prose - i cutlng Attorney Mills took down the evidence. The jury founa mar, ine accident waa due to negligence on t he nart of the deceased and also Merle Lurvey. but that there waa no criminal negligence on the part of Merle Lurvey. . The body of Mr. Oarner was taken to Marshfleld and later removed to Lebanon. on

Clipped from Springfield Leader and Press09 Sep 1926, ThuPage 8

Springfield Leader and Press (Springfield, Missouri)09 Sep 1926, ThuPage 8
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