St. Petersburg, FL Fatal Fall from Couch, Aug 1955
Fall Proves Fatal
St. Petersburg, Fla., (AP) – Mack HOPEEN, 37, a construction worker, rolled off a divan where he was sleeping, struck his neck on the ragged edge of a coffee can used as an ash tray and bled to death. He severed the jugular vein in his neck and died 35 minutes later.
Abilene Reporter News, Abilene, TX 24 Aug 1955