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 - Steelton Man Killed by Auto Near His Home...
Steelton Man Killed by Auto Near His Home Walked Into Traffic After Alighting From Bus, Police Police Say William K. Pressler, 48, World War veteran and a clerk of the freight division of the Reading Company, became Steelton's fifth traffic victim of the year when he was fatally injured early Sun day by an automobile at Front and Lincoln streets, Steelton, less than two blocks from his home. Pressler was returning to his home at 213 Lincoln street after visiting in Harrisburg. Steelton police learned he had alighted from, a southbound bus, walked back of the coach into the traf fic of the northbound autos. The driver, John Schultheiss, 27, 617 Cumberland street, rushed the injured man to the Harrisburg Hospital but Pressler was dead upon arrival, according to police. Schultheiss furnished $1000 bail for a hearing on a charge of in voluntary manslaughter before Justice of , Peace Frank A. Stees, Steelton. Dr. E. H. Grim, Dauphin county coroner, said the victim died from a compound fracture of the right leg, multiple fractures of the left leg, shock and hemor rhage. Services for Pressler, an employe employe of the Reading Company for twenty - five years, will be heldj Wednesday at 2 p. m., at the Fackler funeral homer 1314 Derry street, the Rev. C. C. Smith, First Church of God, officiating. Burial will be m the Paxtang Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 7 to 9 p. m. He is survived by a brother, Harry S., this city, and one sister, Mrs. Clever Ernst, Hershey. He was a member of Company E, 56th Pioneer Infantry in the Army of Occupation in Germany.

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 27 Oct 1941, Mon,
  3. Page 8

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