Newfields, NH Train Accident, Jun 1909


Jack Glynn of Exeter Killed by Train Near Newfields.

The body of a man was found on the track between Newfields and Exeter on Sunday morning. It was afterwards identified as that of Jack Glynn of Exeter, and he had evidently been struck by a train for his head was badly cut and he had been dead for some hours.

Medical Referee A. J. Lance of this city was called and he viewed the body Sunday foreman and after an inquiry decided that death was due to an accident.

Glynn was unmarried and resided at Exeter with his brother Thomas, on Gill street, and moulder by grade. He had worked at various and a pair of glasses were found on his person.

Portsmouth Herald, Portsmouth, NH 21 Jun 1909