George W Crawford

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George W Crawford - KILLED BY THE CARS A Vetertin of the Home Run...
KILLED BY THE CARS A Vetertin of the Home Run over ami Ktled at Cfuiiiiliell Street. George W. Crawford of, a Teteran residing at cottage D, Soldiers' Home, was killed near Campbell street crossing of the Lake Shore railway at 5:3rt o'clock Thursday evening by a passing freight train. The particulars of'ttie accident will never be known, as'the dead body of the veterau was not discovered until the train had passed through the city. Prom trie location and position of the body it is thought that the deceased, who had been down town, was walking towords Columbus avenue, and in au effort to avoid one train, stepped in front of another, and was unnoticed by the trainmen. Death must have baeu instantaneous as the remains show a terrible wound npon the temple, The left leg was also completely amputated above the ankle, the wounded man, in falling, evidently threw his feet between between the wheels. Mr, Crawford was about 511 years of age, a member of Company F Eighty- Eighth O. V. I. and was admitted to the home from Piqna several years ago. — Sandusky Register. The remains of Mr. Crawford were brought here Friday night and taken to the home of his son Clayton Crawford, at NO. 252, West Boone Street, where the' funeral services were held Saturday Saturday afternoon at two o'clock, conducted conducted tfy L. 6. Knipp. The interment took plaice at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Clipped from The Miami Helmet29 Dec 1898, ThuPage 7

The Miami Helmet (Piqua, Ohio)29 Dec 1898, ThuPage 7
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