Shohomish, WA Aeronaut Killed, May 1890
AN AERONAUT KILLED.
REDMOND LOSES HIS LIFE IN AN ASCENSION NEAR SEATTLE.
Seattle, Wash., May 31. -- C. REDMOND, a well known aeronaut and parachute jumper, was instantly killed at Shohomish, twenty miles from this city.
He made a splendid ascension, but the balloon was carried away to the east of the town, where it landed on the top of a pine tree fully 200 feet high. REDMOND was thrown out and fell to the ground, meeting instant death.
Davenport Morning Tribune Iowa 1890-06-01