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CITY BRAKEMAN CRUSHED UNDER TRAIN WHEELS Howard Shue Is Hurled to Death Near Norris - town By Associated Press Norristown, Oct. 7. The body of Howard Shue, 55, 544 Seneca street, Harrisburg, a Pennsylvania railroad brakeman, was . found along the tracks near Gallagher road, Plymouth township, today. Investigators said they believed he was standing on the top of a box car when, the freight train, on which he is a member of the. crew, passed under a bridge, and was hurled to his death. The body was found by J. Mc Bride, a track walker! seven min utes alter the train had passed un der the bridge. Shue's head was crushed. Mr. Shue who has been a railroader for twenty - nine years is survived by his widow and seven children. Morris. Grant. Clvde. Richard, Miriam and Mrs. William T. Haak, all of Harrisburg, and Wilbur, of Jersey City; one broth er, Walter, Harrisburg, and two sisters, Mrs. John Albright, Har risburg, and Mrs. Warren Hart, of Valley Forge. Five grandchildren also survive. He was a deacon of the Green Street Church of God and a mem ber of the Brotherhood Relief of the Railroad and the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen. Mr. Shue was injured several times before on the railroad, suffer ing a broken leg and a broken arm He was an extra flagman and conductor on the Philadelphia Division for a number of years. Funeral services will be held Mon day afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Green Street Church of Gdd, the Rev. E. F. Berger, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Shoops Church cemetery. Thebody may be viewed at the Hoover and Son Funeral Parlors, 1413 North Second street, Sunday afternoon and evening.

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 07 Oct 1932, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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