Crestline, OH Train Wreck, Apr 1903

In Sight Of Home.

William Killed at End of His First Trip Almost in Sight of Home.

Crestline, Ohio, April 27.-In a Pennsylvania wreck here this morning WILLIAM SIMS, aged 20, a brakeman, was instantly killed, being buried under a car of pig iron. Conductor Curt Moore, of Alliance, was terribly cut about the head, and Flagman Henry File, of Pittsburg, was seriously crushed. It is thought his back is broken.

SIMS came to Crestline from the country last week, and was just returning from his first trip. The wreck occurred almost within sight of his own home.

Grand Forks Daily Herald, Grand Forks, ND 28 Apr 1903