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 - MEAT WAGON STRUCK BY TRAIN . Peculiar Accident...
MEAT WAGON STRUCK BY TRAIN . Peculiar Accident to Scranton Man at Olyphant Drove en Track ' for Safety. Vhen the Delaware and Hudson passenger train due In Olyphant - at jS : 41 reached the Dunmore street crossing crossing in that place last evening, it struek a wagon owned by the Stowers" Pack ing company of this city. The driver, John Koder, was hurt and one of the horses killed. Koder was driving from the hill section of Olyphant. As he reached the crossing he saw that he could hardly avoid the train in any way but byrurnlng the horses up one of the two tracks, which he did. The engine struck the wagon and threw it against the watchman's shanty, both wagon and shanty being smashed to pieces. All the steps on one side of the cars were torn off. - Koder. who was bruised, was able to walk to Dr. Kelly's office, where he re ceived treatment from the doctor. Af ter this he was helped to a cab and removed to his home in Scranton. The goods in the wagon were strewn over the railroad tracks. -

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  1. The Scranton Republican,
  2. 20 Jan 1903, Tue,
  3. Page 5

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