Chicago, IL Car on Tracks Hit by Train, Nov 1967

Charles J. Wolf, 73, of Berwyn - 3542 Maple Ave., died yesterday in MacNeal Memorial Hospital, Berwyn, of injuries suffered Monday when his car was hit by a freight train in the Illinois Central railroad tracks, just north of 26th street in Riverside.
Wolf was southbound on Harlem avenue, according to Patrolman William Dokupil, when his car crashed thru automatic crossing gates onto the tracks and stalled.

Wolf stayed in the car, apparently in an effort to restart it, and it was his by a 50-car freight train. The impact knocked Wolf's car off the tracks and into a support for crossing gates on the other side.

Up to midnight Tuesday, 503 persons had been killed in traffic accidents in Cook county since Dec. 31. Of these 237 were in Chicago, where 27,278 persons were injured in the same period.

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11/29/67 Charles Wolf died.

Obituary:Wolf, Charles J. died suddenly husband of Mabel M. nee Bublik; father of Robert J. Krcik, brother of George (Mary), Edward (Hattie), William (Alberta) and another sister (still living), grandfather of two, Funeral services Sat. Dec. 2 2:15 p.m. at Berwyn Funeral Home 2921 S. Harlem avenue Interment Bohemian National, Member of Prospect Lodge No. 957 A.F. & A.M. Masonic services condcted at time of funeral. Veteran W.W. I., U.S. Berwyn barricks. No. 1422 and a member of South Berwyn Taxpayers Club GU 4-4111 or Bi-2-2966.