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pike One Killed, Two As Truck Hits Failure of air brakes on a delivery truck caused a collision after midnight Thursday charge of this . . . P. R. R. r4pro- went her family that paid F. Mr. months freight train at the West Princess street crossing. York, resulting In tbe death of one man and slight Injuries to two others. The victim of the tragedy is Earl John Hall, Philadelphia. 43 years old. father three children, who died in the hospital. ..Hall's companion, Lawrence W. Donohue. of Philadelphia. 37 year* olc). who is said to have been operator of the truck, which was laden with slate shingles .bound delivery to Sykesville. Md.. underwent treatment at the hospital. f J. S. Dundore. of York. B. D. grossing watchman, who witnessed the early-morning tragedy, was hurled a distance of about 10 feet against a wooden fence when he struck by the safety gates after hea\y truck crashed Into them. estaped with slight bruises. Rescuers were unsuccessful in extricating Hull until a tow truck secured The derrick of the truck was hooked onto that part of the motor which was holding the legs of Hall. After the motor was pulled away. Hall was lifted onto a stretcher, placed n the ambulance and taken to the hospital.. Â· It was 35 minutes' before Hall's legs were freed. During that time. w.hilc persons were working feverishly to release the man. Hall displayed great courage.