New York, NY Tunnel Construction Accident, Jan 1860
Jan 17, 1860
LABORER KILLED.---This day, near New York, a laborer, named John Lovett, was killed in the Bergen Tunnel, owing to the premature explosion of a fuse. It is only three weeks ago that two other laborers were killed there by like carelessness.
Vincent's Semi-annual United States Register, Jan-Jun 1860 page 48