Clipped From The San Bernardino County Sun

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 - streets this evening- evening- cost James...
streets this evening- evening- cost James Crals;. miles, 22 years old, his life, the Injur ies received when struck by the train restating fatally shortly after 7 o'clock at the Bamona hospital In San Bernar. dino where he was rushed by the Xnop. snyder ambulance following the accident accident which occurred at S o'clock. The young man was returning" horn from his work at the Callfornla-Vort. Callfornla-Vort. Callfornla-Vort. land cement plant and speeded np his motorcycle In the endeavor to reach the crossing first. Fetes or the hoodoo which has made itself felt in a traglo way In the Craigmlle family the past few months, decreed otherwise and too lata the unfortunate youth saw his mistake. mistake. He was struck by the engine and hurled over a hundred feet, iniiTig up by the cattle guards on the south side of the tracks. Besides a crushed skull, , one., lag .was broken In. two-places two-places two-places aad he was cut and hurt internally, i Dr. Whltmer, the Southern Fadflo company's physician was hurriedly sum. moned as was also Br. J. A. Champion, the family doctor, who ordered the young; man rushed to the hospital whore he died two hours later. Sr. Whltmer made an examination on arrival and stated then that there was no hop that he could survive the terrible injuries injuries sustained. Following the accident the train back, ed to the depot and the conductor made a report of the accident before proceed, lng" on to Los Angeles. The death of yonnf Craigmiles, who Is survived by his mother, two sisters, Mrs. E. W. Henderson and Mrs. Joseph Garretson, and two brothers, Charlea and Allen Craigmiles, follows close on the heels of his cousin who bore the same name and who was electrocuted a few weeks ago at a pumping; plant in East Colton. His father, the late A. L. Craigmiles, died very suddenly from heart failure about two months ago. Ho arrangements have been made as yet for the funeral but It will prob. ' ably not be held until Wednesday.

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  1. The San Bernardino County Sun,
  2. 22 Aug 1916, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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