Moss Prueitt

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Moss Prueitt - Dog On Road Starts Fatal Chain Mishap HAMILTON,...
Dog On Road Starts Fatal Chain Mishap HAMILTON, Ohio (AP)—A dog running across a highway touched off a chain of accidents near New Miami Monday night that brought death to Moss Prueitt, 35, a member member of the Hamilton Fire Department Department emergency squad, Prueitt was struck and killed by a car driven by Frank Elmes, 69, of West Elkton after Prueitt had alighted from his own automobile to assist in clearing up a previous accident. State Highway Patrolman Arthur Robinson reconstructed the chain of events in this manner: Dorothea Johnson of Seven Mile suddenly applied the breaks of her car when the dog ran in front of her. Marvin Lakes of Seven Mile, driving behind her in a truck, hit the brakes of his vehicle and it swerved to one side and overturned. overturned. Prueitt, seeing the mishap, stopped stopped to offer aid. Another truck then approached, followed by Elmes in his car. When the truck suddenly slowed, Elmes applied the brakes. His car swerved to one side, hit Prueitt, sideswiped the fireman's car and crashed through a fence into a field. on to of as in or at

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  1. The Daily Reporter,
  2. 22 Dec 1959, Tue,
  3. Page 14

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