Ralph Spencer death

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Ralph Spencer death - s Martin Box Mishap Fatal To Car Loader Ralph...
s Martin Box Mishap Fatal To Car Loader Ralph Spencer of Oakland died at a Roseburg hospital about 11:30 a.m. today of injuries received in an accident earlier in the day at The Martin Bros. Box Co. plant in Oakland. Coroner L. L, Powers said Spencer received multiple skull fractures. When o rail road boxcar door apparently fell off and struck him. The door knocked Spencer between the car and the loading dock, Dep. Coroner Vern Little told the coroner. Spencer was working as a car loader for the company. No other details were Immediately available. Officials of the company said an investigation of the accident is under way. The injured man was rush-1 ed to Roseburg where he underwent emergency surgery. He died about an hour later. The body was removed to Stearns & Little Mortuary, Oakland. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

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  1. The News-Review,
  2. 22 Jul 1955, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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