jackonville daily journal 1 nov 1917 pg 11

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jackonville daily journal 1 nov 1917 pg 11 - BYRON HOCKING STRUCK BY BURLINGTON TRAIN...
BYRON HOCKING STRUCK BY BURLINGTON TRAIN Jacksonville Man Meets with An Accident Accident South of Itotilf Street Subway—-Suffer* Subway—-Suffer* Fractured Skull a»*d IIIp-— Probably Will Recover. Byron Hocking of 322 South Mau- vaisterre street is a patient at Passa- van hospital suffering from a fractured fractured skull and a fractured left hip as the result of being struck by a Burlington freight train about Hi-IO o'clock Wednesday night. There is not much of a definite nature as to the manner in which the accident occurred. According to the story us gleaned by Patrolman Hogan Wednesday night Hocking had been to Vlrden. He came bacK on a freight train and alighted from the train south of the Routt street subway. In some manner he fell against the train and was knocked down and, so reports say. fell under the ear» and was saved from death by Patrick Tobin Tobin who pulled him out before he was struck by the wheels. Soon after the accident the police were notified and Patrolman Hogan went to the scene on a motorcycle ami then summoned an ambulance j and hud Hocking removed to Passa< Passa< vant hospital. He was attended by ! Dr. Carl E. * Black. Examination ; showed a fracture of the skull and la fractured hip. Dr. Black said last ¡night that tho the injuries were severe severe that Hocking probably will recover. recover. The iujured man is 20 years of age and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Richard Hocking of 322 South % Mauvais- terre street. Ho is a paperhanger by occupation

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  1. The Jacksonville Daily Journal,
  2. 01 Nov 1917, Thu,
  3. Page 11

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