Ramey, PA Automobile Accident, Mar 1936


Another fatality as the result of a pedestrian being struck by a car was recorded in Clearfield County early on Sunday morning when CHARLES MILLER, 58, of Beulah, near Ramey, died in the Philipsburg State Hospital at 9:30 o'clock as the result of injuries received when he was struck late on Saturday night.

According to reports received here, the accident occurred near the Ramey School House. Highway patrolmen said the driver of the machine was EVAN LUKSIC, 20, of Smoke Run. LUKSIC and four other occupants of the car told police MILLER was walking in the middle of the highway. Owing to the dense fog, the driver said he did not see the man until he was about 10 feet in front of the machine. LUKSIC swerved the machine sharply, but the car skidded and the rear end swerved around and struck the pedestrian.

LUKSIC immediately rushed the badly injured man to the office of DR. R.S. BRYAN in Ramey, where an examination disclosed MILLER had sustained a severe fracture at the base of the skull. He was then ordered to be taken to the Philipsburg Hospital where death occurred the next morning.

Coroner R.L. WILLIAMS of Houtzdale was notified of the accident following MILLER' S death and will hold an inquest into the tragedy.

Clearfield Progress, Clearfield, PA 17 March 1936