Carlisle, PA Train Accident, Mar 1916

Hurt by Fall Off Train.

Special to The Inquirer.

CARLISLE, Pa., March 31.---Roy Henderson, aged 28, of Lemoyne, a Cumberland Valley Railroad brakeman, was seriously hurt this morning when he fell from the top of a west-bound freight train. He was found shortly after 4 o'clock by a towerman, wandering along the track with severe wounds on his head and shoulders. Henderson was unable to tell how the accident occurred and was taken to the Todd Memorial here. No bones were broken, but he suffered bruises and his memory appears to be affected, physicians state.

Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 1 Apr 1916