Baileytown, IN Electric Train - Car Accident, Nov 1938
Electric Train Kills 3 Children; Mother Injured
Gary, Ind., Nov. 12.-(AP)-Three children were killed and a woman was injured dangerously late today when their motor car was struck by a South Shore electric train at the Baileytown crossing 15 miles east of here.
Dead are Evelyn Tiemann, 16; her sister, Jennie Tiemann, 2; and Maxine Coonrod, 13.
Mrs. Edwin Tiemann, 35, driver of the automobile and mother of the two children, was near death tonight in Mercy hospital here. Physicians said her skull was fractured.
Herman Joers of Michigan City, motorman of the train, said, Mrs. Tiemann, driving along Dunes highway parallel to the railroad, turned directly into the path of the train. The victims were en route to visit friends.
Morning Star, Rockford, IL 13 Nov 1938