Dundee, MI Auto And Train Collision, Jul 1936
NINE MEMBERS OF TWO FAMILIES KILLED WHEN TRAIN HITS CAR NEAR ANN ARBOR.
Dundee, Mich. (AP) - Nine persons were instantly killed in an auto and train collision near Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The FERRELL families were wiped out when an Ann Arbor Railroad passenger train struck their car at a Dundee, Mich., crossing.
The victims immediately identified in the crash were:
MR. and MRS. HARRY SCHUSTER and their three daughters. Four members of the other family were not immediately identified.
It was learned that the car in which the nine were riding was struck at a crossing and dragged about 75 feet to a narrow trestle, where it smashed into a girder and fell into the Raisin River. The bodies of the victims fell 30 feet from the trestle into the shallow stream.
The Schuster family, en route to their home in Pennsylvania, had been visiting Schuster's brother, Carl, in Dundee.
News-Journal Mansfield Ohio 1936-07-18