Charles A Hepker hill responsible for death
RECOMMENDS CUTTING HILL '^CORONER WOULD MAKE HARRISON ST. CROSSING SAFE. Divorce Cases Are Coming Into the Courts Rapidly; the Real Estate Transfers; Court Notes. Coroner McArdle has recommended that the hill on the west side of Harrison street, just north of the Fort Wayne Northwestern interurban tracks be cut down. The hill is responsible for the death of C. A. Hepker, whose injuries sustained there July 5 when a car hit the in which he and his son were proved fatal several days later. The verdict is that both the car and automobile were proceeding slowly .that the motonnan whistled for the crossing, but on account of the hill rnotorman could not see the auto the driver of the machine could not see the approaching car. The hill is given as the cause of the' accident, and, according to the coroner's should be cut down. The verdict in the death of Russell Pettit who was ciushed to death between a motor truck nnd a trailer the Berghoff brewery does not place the responsibility on any ons, but the chauffeur of the truck was not licensed driver.