Pittston, PA Seneca Breaker Mine Accident, Aug 1896

Horribly Crushed in a Breaker.

WILKESBARRE, Pa., Aug. 10.---Ludwig Collski, aged 23, a Lithuanian laborer, employed at the Newton Coal company's Seneca breaker, Pittston, met with a terrible death shortly after the breaker started work in the morning. He was caught by the conveyers and horribly crushed his body being twisted out of shape and the intestines ruptured. The man was alive when received at the hospital, but died soon afterward.

The News, Frederick, MD 10 Aug 1896