Altoona Tribune Altoona, Pennsylvania June 19, 1907
RUN DOWN BY FREIGHT. An Employe of the Eyre-Shoemaker Eyre-Shoemaker Eyre-Shoemaker Company Badly Injured. Henry Peregoy, of Govanstown. Md., employed by the Eyre-Shoemaker Eyre-Shoemaker Eyre-Shoemaker company, was probably fatally injured in an accident which befell him at New Forence, on the IPttsburg division, division, shortly after noon yesterday. He was run down by a freight train and so badly hurt that he will not likely recover. Peregoy was crossing the tracks at the time and failed to note the approach approach of the freight train. He was hurled forward for some distance and before he was able to regain his feet the freight bore dowa upon him again' with the result that his left leg was ground off at the hip joint and his right Joot crushed so that amputation will te necessary. Peregoy is an American and about 33 years of age.