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State Employe Dies Instantly As Auto Crashes Into llugeTruck John R. Hart, 47, Duncan - non, chief of thexSpecial Orders Orders Division of the Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, was instantly killed last night as his car crashed. in to the rear of a truck near Dauphin Death was due to a fractured skull, Dr. . George . M. Klitch, deputy Dauphin county coroner, said. Hart apparently was passing the truck, a flat bed tractor - trailer corhbination, on a north - bound grade, when he saw a Greyhound bus approaching and cut back into his own lane again. Hart's auto struck the left rear wheel of the truck. The bottom of the trailer cut the roof from his car. The motor of the car was pushed back into the front seat. Driver of the truck was John P. Brant, 18, Jamestown, R. D. 2. The vehicle is owned by Edward Chadderton, Sharon, State Police said. The body was released to the C. C. Nickel funeral home, Dun cannon, by Dr. Klitch. Hart was born in Harrisburg, June 2, 1899, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lane S. Hart, Jr. He was a grandnephew of . the late Major Lane S. Hart, Civil War veteran. Educated at the . Harrisburg Academy and Lehigh University, he served as a lieutenant in the Air Corps in World War I, returning returning to Duncannon at the end . of hostilities. Joining the Liquor Control Board staff when it was organized, he was - named a division chief four years ago. Services fill be held Thursday, although complete arrangements are pending. In addition to his widow, the former Miss Sarah Bailey, he is survived by a sister, Miss Ann K. Hart, and two brothers. Lane Schofield Hart, III, and Willfam B. Hart.

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 15 Oct 1946, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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