Knobnoster, MO Train Wreck, Jul 1908

Knobnoster, MO Train Wreck, Jul 1908

SIX MEN KILLED IN RAIL CRASH

Thirty-Six Persons Receive Injuries in Railway Accident at Knobnoster, Mo.

KNOBNOSTER, Mo., July 2. -- Six persons were killed and at least 36 injured two miles east of there today when the fast California special train from St. Louis on the Missouri Pacific collided with the St. Louis special train from Kansas City.

The dead: Fred Story, John Hood, M. J. Burke, all three Western Union linemen; W. H. Harding, mail clerk, colored, St. Louis; Train Porter J. W. Fishback, St. Louis; one unidentified man.

Several of the injured were seriously hurt.

Duluth News-Tribune, Duluth, MN 3 Jul 1908

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SIX PERSONS KILLED IN RAILWAY WRECK

Scores Injured in Collision on the Missouri Pacific Road

TRAINS RUNNING AT GREAT SPEED

Fast California Special and Kansas City Train Come Together

(By the Associated Press)

List of Dead

FRED S. TORY

JOHN HOOD

M. J. BURKE. All three Western Union linemen.

W. H. HARDING, mail clerk, colored, St. Louis.

Train Porter J. W. Fishback, St. Louis.

One unidentified man.

Partial List of Injured

W. M. HORNBEAK, Washington, D. C., bruised.

MRS. W. A. LITTLE, Washington to Wallace, Idaho; slightly injured.

AGNES RUPORE, Roswell, N. M., bruised arm.

JOSE VIRELING, Roswell, N., M. head cut.

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