Clipped From The Kane Republican

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 - Miss Genevieve Brennen, 17 - year - old...
Miss Genevieve Brennen, 17 - year - old 'daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Bren - T) , , . . .nen, of. Brockport, was instantly tall - 'ed anJ her brother.ln.la(Wt rr. straes. ,sjey) of Elbon, was slightly injured. Dr. Straessl'ey and Miss Erennen were enroute to the home of the first namrd in Elbon, and Mass Brennen was driving. Miss Brennen had just proaching and the doctor told the young girl to slow up and she did. The machine was only going about four ,m:les an foour at the time of tihe acci - .nt. out was running aiong a sieep YOUNG GIRL IS KILLED BY CAR OVERTURNING Fatal Accident in Jefferson County Yesterday Afternoon While Victim Was Learning to Drive. Brock way ville, June 8. As 'the result of an auto accident that happened near the cross roads near Elbon, started to drive a car within the past few days, and was 'being instructed by Dr. Straessley. A team was a,p - embankment) and it is presumed that tho right hand wheels slipped over the bank, causing the car to turn over. jThe machine is a left - hand drive, and when the first revolution was made Dr. Straessley. was thrown out. - Miss Brennen was also thrown out, but was not free of the machine and the brass cup on the front axle struck her on the temple, crushing and tearing the skull, - killing her instantly. - The car rolled free of tfhe foody. Dr. Straessley and a man who was in a field about forty feet away and bbiw the accident, hurriedly picked up the body of the girl, but the doctor saw that life was extinct. The remains were taken to the home of the girl's parents at Brockport. Funeral arrangements have not been made. The young girl was a grw.t favorite in her neighborhood and her tragic death was most shocking to the many friends of the family.

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  1. The Kane Republican,
  2. 08 Jun 1915, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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