Genevieve Rabig accident

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Genevieve Rabig accident - Rock sun, death TRAIN KILLS WOMEN EST AUTO....
Rock sun, death TRAIN KILLS WOMEN EST AUTO. Knnkakee Hostess and Guest from Chlcaito Die in Crush. Mrs. George Granger, wife of a retired retired Kankakee merchant, and Miss Genevleve Rabig, o£ Chicago, were killed and- five other occupants of touring car were seriously injured when their rented machine was run down by a caboose and engine at a railroad crossing on the outskirts of Kankakee. The Grangers, with their guest, Miss Rabig, were on their to Mound Grove cemetery at the o£ the accident. Cars on. a. side track had obstructed the view of the approaching approaching engine. The engine crew attempted in vain to stop, while the automobile driver tried to make the crossing On the front seat were the chauffeur, Mr Granger, husband of the dead woman, and Paul Granger, ]0-year-old son. Mr Granger hurled bis son to safety when be saw a collision was inevitable, but none of the others had time to j u m p , as caboose crashed into the machine, then squarely across the track. The automobile automobile was turned over-ivvo or three times and rolled to one side of the track The two women v\bo were killed killed were caught under the wreckage the automobile and the caboose.

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  1. The Daily Herald,
  2. 03 Sep 1909, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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  • Genevieve Rabig accident

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