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Frostburg, IN Trolly Car Accident, Feb 1904

TROLLEY CAR WRECKED.

TWO PERSONS KILLED AND THIRTY SERIOUSLY INJURED IN ACCIDENT AT FROSTBURG, IND.
Special to the New York Times.

Cumberland, Md., Feb. 14. -- A trolley car on the Frostburg and Westernport Railway ran away on the grade at Grant Street, Frostburg, early this morning, jumped the track on a curve, and ran into a telegraph pole. Two passengers, JOHN GOUGH, aged nineteen, of Midland, and J. J. ROSS of Lonaconing, were killed. At least thirty others were seriously injured, while only a few of the eighty on board escaped cuts from broken glass.
Among those who may die are MISS NORA DAVIS, Grahamtown, who sustained concussion of the brain; RICHARD HAWKINS, Grahamtown, whose skull was fractured; JOHN McDONALD of Lord; DANIEL HARRIS of Grahamtown, and MRS. JOHN KROLL of Lonaconing.
The air brake on the car refused to work. This is the third accident on the Grant Street grade within a few weeks.

The New York Times New York 1904-02-15

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