John Edward Hickey Killed

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John Edward Hickey Killed - NUMBER TWENTY-TWO Bike-Riding Midden Boy, 13,...
NUMBER TWENTY-TWO Bike-Riding Midden Boy, 13, Fatally Injured by Car Bicycling to a movie in Columbus, 13-year-old Glidden boy, John Edward Edward Hickey. was killed when he iwerved into the path of a motorist m Highway 90 at about 2 o'clock last Sunday afternoon. The youth died in an ambulance a m minutes after the accident, of a broken neck and crushed chest. Driver Not Blamed William Alvin Coston, 47, of Los Angeles, Calif., d was exonerated of blame. He told Highway Patrolman D. Wilson and J. O. Tanner that boy was riding along the shoulc going cast, the same direction hich he was driving. He said boy swerved onto the- pavement it of him and he slo'.ved his c Then the boy rode back onto shoulder and just before the car v idy to pass him he cut back onto the pavement. Other motorists who were at the scene substantiated the story. Mr. Coston said he swerved as far as possible in an effort to miss the boy. Oncoming cars complicated Ow He applied his brakes go that the car spun completely around ind was standing on skid marks of its tires when he stopped. The boy was lying on the center stripe of the highway. Lived with Mrs. Pfiefer John, his brother, Jimmle, 12, and >ister, Candra, 9, have been living at Glidden with Mrs. G. E. Pfelfer ither of Mrs. Leslie Rabel of Wel'). Wel'). Their father, Cecil F. Hickey, . freight conductor for the Sou- 'n Pacific railroad and lives la kum. The children's mother la dead. Mrs. Pfcifer. who had been ill with neumonla, was taken to the hospital Sunday after sho heard of the boy's loath, but returned home Monday. In the car with Mr. Coston were ils wife and baby and Mrs. Audrey ?arrar of Ventura, Calif. They rc- naincd in Columbus until Monday. Young Hickoy was buried Tuesday it Oak Grove Cemetery near Yoa-

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  1. The Weimar Mercury,
  2. 08 Apr 1955, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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