Altoona Tribune 5 December 1901

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  Altoona Tribune 5 December 1901 - WRECK SEAS L0VETT. Conductor Hiram Mnrpby...
WRECK SEAS L0VETT. Conductor Hiram Mnrpby Jumped from a Car and Was Injured. A freight wreck occurred yesterday uiornir.g on the South Fork branch of the Pennsylvania railroad near Lovett. Repairs were being made to the road at that point and the repairmen had removed removed several rails and were about putting new ones in their stead. Three eti el cars attached to two engines came along. One of the engines left the track and was followed followed by the second one, Conductor Hiram Murphy, of Conemaugh, was on the top of a car and jumped from it, going going down a fifteen foot embankment. He rolled down into the water below and when rescued it was found "that his right leg had been broken between tbe knee and ankle. He was taken to the Cambria Cambria hospital at Johnstown for treatment.

Clipped from Altoona Tribune05 Dec 1901, ThuPage 1

Altoona Tribune (Altoona, Pennsylvania)05 Dec 1901, ThuPage 1
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