Marion Gorsuch, John Turney died from train accident

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Marion Gorsuch, John Turney died from train accident - THE BELL'S GAP ACCIDENT. Two of the Victims Die...
THE BELL'S GAP ACCIDENT. Two of the Victims Die of Their InjuriesA InjuriesA Third May Not Survive. The wrecking of engine No. 42 on the Pennsylvania and Northwestern railroad at Bear Loop, near Collier's station, an account account of which appeared in the Tribune of yesterday, was caused, it was learned- learned- yesterday, yesterday, by the rails spreading. Two of the injured men, brought to the city and admitted to the hospital, have since died and Fireman Hammers, of Bell-wood, Bell-wood, Bell-wood, is expected to die of his injuries at any minute, while it is stated the other two men who were on the fatal engine when it overturned Engineer Welch and the Italian Italian named Golte will undoubtedly recover. recover. The dead men are Marion Gorsuch. formerly formerly of Roaring Spring, and John Turney, anj employe of; Kellar & Crosson, who are contractors engaged in doing the extensive grading along the line of the road on which the fatality occurred. Turney died at fifteen fifteen minutes of 3 o'clock yesterday morning morning about an hour and a half after being taken into the hospital. He was a single man and will probably be buried in St. John's cemetery this morning, instructions having been received by the unertaker into whose charge the body was given, to prepare it for burial. Gorsuch lingered until fifteen minutes after after 9 o'clock when he died. His body was sent to Koaring Spring yesterday afternoon after it had been prepared for burial. He was 31 years of age and a son of Mr. and Mrs. Henderson Gorsuch, who reside in Roaring Spring.

Clipped from Altoona Tribune23 Aug 1892, TuePage 4

Altoona Tribune (Altoona, Pennsylvania)23 Aug 1892, TuePage 4
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