Courtney Pope tenant farmer

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Courtney Pope tenant farmer - Boone Woman Killed In Leap From Truck Which'...
Boone Woman Killed In Leap From Truck Which' Catches Fire A 65-year-old 65-year-old 65-year-old 65-year-old 65-year-old Boone County worn- worn- White, Boone County Coroner, pro- pro- in.tantiv iota vpfltAr-.mnnnrM vpfltAr-.mnnnrM vpfltAr-.mnnnrM ner acau vu me " " . r ' . , -h. -h. removed aw in leaning irom a irutn uitu ui mo ", T.l, 1U lv. ctith funeral home at lor- lor- nan cauent me uh ivcuuvn, w w u "ab sheriff lrvin RoUse of Boone County reported. She was Mrs. Anna Acra, 65, who resided resided on the Courtney Pope faim on the Burllngton-Belleview Burllngton-Belleview Burllngton-Belleview Road. The Sheriff said that Mrs. Acra and her son, Lloyd Acra, were driving toward Cincinnati with a truckload of muBkmelons and garden garden produce when their vehide caught fire. In her fright Mrs. Acra cried out that she was going to jump "No, don't'." her son replied, turning from the wheel to try to ence. The Coroner termed her death accidental with a crushed skull ns. the cause. Her chest was crusnea and her neck and right clavicle were broken. I Sheriff Rouse said that the truck in which Mrs. Acra was riding did not have a cap for the gasoline tank. In its place, he said, was a wooden plug. It is likely,, he said, that the plug was jarred loose and gasoline fumes burst into flame from a spark in the exhaust. This, he said, was in line with catch her before she could put herjthe story of Mrs. Acra's son, who purpose Into action. It was too related that the names suaaer.ij late, however, and Mrs. Acra leaped; enveloped the truck on all siats. th. tnnvlnr vehicle. Her head! Mrs. Acra's husband, Elijah Acta, struck the road. is engaged in truck gardening as The Sheriff said that Hubertla tenant on the -ope -ope iarm.

Clipped from The Cincinnati Enquirer14 Aug 1948, SatKENTUCKY EDITIONPage 1

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)14 Aug 1948, SatKENTUCKY EDITIONPage 1
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