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ONE IS KILLED, .BROTHER H U IN TRUCK CRASH - N One man was killed and two injured, one seriously, when a! | truck-tractor loaded with 4,200 gal- Ions of fuel oil crashed into a and overturned against a htouse in Dillsburg Wednesday afternoon. Tlie dead man is Milton Keam- rnerer,- 22, of Harrisburg. crushed to death when the weight of the loaded trailer smashed the cab. i Tlie seriously injured is Luther ] Keammerer, 20, a brother, of the' dead man. who also lives in Harrisburg. He suffered a possible- fracture-of the skull,,,,concussion and! severe shock. At the Carlisle hospi- tal his condition was reported as! fair. » ; Also injured *was Charles Egre- sit2. Barrisburg, who suffered a vere laceration of the left leg and t shock. His condition was reported good at, the Carlisle hospital. i Cans*- Nol Dftcrimlncd j The tractor-trailer, properly o f the Penii-Centfal Oil company, Harrisburg. was returning from Baltimore, where it had loaded with i r n, i -i A t i h n , - f » ,-,,-1' 1Lsle Ihe ^t e o Se°tSt lufd tot I vne cause 01 uic .iciiatnt, luo iwn determined Officials of /«7T?^ 1J^T?^TM^'attempted a rareful driver and tliat his might have failed at the sharp turn at the southern end of burK oil ihe Gettysburg road. Damage estimated at $5,000 was caused to the home of Mr. and II. F. Strayer. which was moved three or four inches off its foundations as the overturning truck struck a corner of the building. J Strayer was in tile kitchen and four-year-old daughter Janice. in the attic. Neither was injured. A bicycle owned by T Jack Strayer,! 10. on the front steps of the was crushed under the truck. Fuel companies from Dillsburg, Carlisle. Mechanicsburg and Steelton stood by" in. case the oil caught fire; Workmen sawed at the' metal cab for ,, . . J . . ,, 1.000 oil flooded the street Fire more than an hour to free the of the dead man. They were to use acetylene torches because the danger of fire. Traffic on highway was held up for nearly ,y sheriff of York county, and Pvts. David K. James and Carl Rents of the Gettysburg sub-station of the state police. The dead man served four years with the Marines and saw service at Guadalcanal and Bougainville. He was invalided, out of overseas service after an illness at Guam was stationed at the Marine barracks. Washington, D. C., after hospitalization at Peard Harbor. His brother was discharged from the Army Air Corps last May after serving two 'and a half years. Luther Keammerer, Sr.. of Harrisburg. was involved in an in New Cumberland approximately a half hour before the Dillsburg cidont and before he learned of fatal crash. - · ' . . . ' ll0 The accident was investigated Police Chief Donald Fry. 1

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  1. Gettysburg Compiler,
  2. 22 Nov 1947, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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