Byron Dodds death

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Byron Dodds death - Body of Man Found ! On Railroad Tracks i...
Body of Man Found ! On Railroad Tracks i Clarkwood a but i z e d , b u t two was a Is Identified as Byron K. Dodds Of Galveston The body of a man identified as Byron K. Dodds, 30, of Galveston, Galveston, former employee of W. Moody Co.. bankers, was found at about 10:30 o'clock this morning morning on the railroad tracks approximately approximately seven miles west of Corpus Christi, near Clarkwood. · Officers checking on the fatal accident today said the man apparently apparently had fallen from the 1:30 o'clock train coming into Corpus Christi. He had sustained a serious serious head injury and his neck believed broken. The man was comparatively well dressed, and papers found his clothing revealed that he been an employee of the Moody Co.. bankers, at Galveston last year. Indications were that he had not died immediately after falling under the train, but he had dead for approximately eight hours when he was found, officers officers said. His coat was found approximately approximately 50 feet west of where body lay. indicating to officers that it was the eastbound train which struck him. The name of Mrs. Bernadene Fontana of S23M; Avenue E. Galveston. Galveston. was.given on his ident'fi- cation as the person to be notified notified in case of his death. Joe D. Browning, justice of the peace, is conducting the inquest, but bad not reached a verdict noon today. He said he would hold the case_ open pending further further investigation. The Maxwell P. Dunne Funeral Home.is in.charge of the body. I

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  1. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times,
  2. 05 Jul 1938, Tue,
  3. Page 7

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