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a for of each the 902 were which the no the comfortable be been he ill his been The Bicycle and be entirely exclusively bicycles Re - For man customs RODETO DEATH Trolley Car at Allentown Jumped the Track. SIX KILLED AND ELEVEN INJURED It is Thought Mrs. Yeager, One ot the Injured Passengers, Will Die. ' Allentown, Dec. 24. A trolley. car on ithe recently - opened Coopersburg1 branch of the Lehigh Valley Traction Company's line ran away on a steep, grade on the south side of the Lehigh Lehigh Mountain, three miles below Allentown Allentown last evening, and, jumping tihe track at a short curve, it was wrecked. Six persons were killed and ten or twelve seriously injured. The lend. The Rev. Tobias Kessler, bookkeper for Johnston & Swartz, this city, aged 53 years. Mrs. Dr. Jacob Fetzer, aged 40 years, of Coopersburg. Frank WTesley, Allentown, aged 25 years, an employe of the traction! company. Ambrose Rein - hard, of Centre Valley, aged 48 years. Albert Yeager, 40 years old, of Allentown, Allentown, son of one of this city's; wealthiest citizens. ' Irwin Brenner, of Zion Hill, an employe employe of the traction company. The Injured. Mrs. Albert J. Yeager, whose husband husband was killed, is believed to be fatally injured. She is at the Allentown Allentown Hospital and has been unconscious unconscious ever since. Edwin Snyder, aged 19, of Colesville, is also at the hospital. His condition is critical. He has not recovered con. sciousness. The other injured are doing doing nicely. John D. Wilt, of Centre Valley, scalp wounds and. hurt internally. Mrs. John D. Wilt, arm broken, hurt internally. Edwin Summers, Lanark, employe of the wire mill, hurt all over body. Harry J. Reiohard, aged 30 years, of Coopersburg, back hurt and hole in the head; was thrown throug - h the roof. William. J. Pf eiffer, nood officer, hurt internally and hole in the head. Mrs. C. F. Newcomer, Coopersburg, head crushed. The Rev. Mr. HutteL of Passer, Bucka county, bruised badly. Conductor A. L. Leidiah, left leg; crushed. Motornxan Charles Stockier, badly bruised. Mrs. Albert Yeager, wife of one of the killed, hurt internally. Unknown Italian boy, badly bruised. Quick Journey to Vealh, The car had just started down thQ mountain when it ran away. The track was covered with snow and ica and the brakes refused to take hold. Road Officer Pf eiffer and Motororam Stocker tried bravely to check thei speed of the car, but every moment. it went faster and faster, speeding! fifty miles an hour for over half ai mile, and as it reached the curve itj was thrown ito one side and struck ai pole. The latter tore the car in twain and was then thrown on its side on the road. The dead and injured were removed to neighboring houses after (much delay delay and late last night those who were hurt were broughlt to the hospital hospital in this city. It is not expected that any more of the injured will die. Those who were killed were all prominent people.

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 24 Dec 1901, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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