Springfield, OH Bus - Train Wreck, Jul 1915


(Associated Press Telegram)

Springfield, Ohio, July 12.--- H. A. WISE, driver of a jutney bus, and MRS. BELLE HAMILTON, a passenger, were instantly killed this morning when the automobile was struck by a Big Four work train. They were on their way to Springfield from TeTerre Haute, Ohio.

Wise and Mrs. Hamilton were the only occupants of the bus. A view of the tracks at Bowlusville was obstructed by a string of freight cars standing on a siding and the train struck the jitney amidships demolishing it.

The bodies of Wise and Mrs. Hamilton were taken to Urbana. Both lived in Bowlusville.

The Newark Advocate, Newark, OH 12 Jul 1915