New Castle, PA Child Falls into River, Feb 1931

Small Boy Falls Into Shenango

Efforts Being Made To Resuscitate Lad After Accident


At two o'clock this afternoon, police reported that Howard Moore, two year old son of Mrs. Blanche Moore of 115 Laycock street, had fallen from the bridge over the Shenango River, near the P. & L. E. shops in Mahoningtown into the water. Dr. Guy was hurrying to the scene at the time of the telephone call in an effort to resuscitate the little fellow.

The police report is that he was crossing the bridge with his mother and childlike wandered too close to the edge of the bridge and fell in.

New Castle News, New Castle, PA 27 Feb 1931