Howard Lovell

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America at a Glance Train Catches, Kills 2 In Kail Trestle Sprint . BRIGHTON, MICH. (UPI) A A scoutmaster and one of his Boy Scouts were killed Saturday when a freight train ran them down while they and 36 other Scouts were hiking across a railroad trestle. Michigan State Police said the Scouts scrambled for safety! Killed along with Lovell was John Gresham, 11, Detroit. The rest of the troop somehow escaped serious injury, except for Kevin Conners, 10, Detroit, who suffered a broken leg when he jumped to the pavement below. Police said the boy was deaf. when the train approached. "They heard the train whistle, Some jumped off and others ran but then went on anyway think- to the end of the bridge. The scoutmaster, Howard Lovell, 41, Detroit, was seen throwing some of the boys over the side bodily before he was killed. ing they could make it across," a state police spokesman said. The accident happened in a wooded area where the scouts were camping for the weekend.

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 11 Dec 1966, Sun,
  3. Page 10

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