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Scottville Trucker Struck inj Face by Retaining Ringj While Removing Truck Tire| SCOTTVILLE.—Ervin F; Mc-j Vlcker, 54, partner in the firm of McVicker Brothers Motor Freight Lines, passed away at 11 p. m. Tuesday as a result of injuries received while removing a tire from one of the line's trucks. Mr. McVicker had taken the truck to the Roy Peterson service station late Tuesday afternoon and was in the act of removing a partly-deflated tire. A heavy retaining ring, when released, sprung from the wheel striking him in the face and inflicting the fatal injuries. He was rushed to Paulina Stearns hospital in Ludington where attempts to save his life proved futile and he died a few hours after the accident. Mr. McVicker was t>orn tin Luther on July 13, 1887. He came to Mason county as a small boy, moving with his parents to Victory township, where he resided until moving to Scottville about five years ago. With his brother, Floyd, he formed the trucking partnership about ten years ago, the two brothers having operated it since that time. Previous to entering the transportation business he had engaged in farming. Mr. McVicker is survived by four daughters, Mertice, of Muskegon, Ella, Eunice and Naomi, at home, and by one son, Mer- vln, also at home; a brother Floyd, and a sister Mrs. Ethel Dunshee of Ohio. Mrs. McVicker passed away six years ago. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

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  1. The Ludington Daily News,
  2. 25 Mar 1942, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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