Morrison, CO Hayrack Party Wagon Accident, Jun 1902

ACCIDENT TO HAYRACK PARTY.

One High School Student Killed and a Number Injured.

DENVER, Col., June 7.----A special to the Republican from Morrison, Col., seventeen miles southwest of Denver, says;

By the overturning of a wagon on which thirteen others more or less bruised.

The edad[sic]:

EDITH WITHERS, neck broken.

Seriously injured:

Maggie Humphrey, skull fractured, will die.
George Smith, back injured.
Irene Wheelock, shoulder dislocated.
Marvin Kilff, compound fracture of the arm.

The students had gone to Morrison, for a "haystack party." They were driving along Turkey creek canyon on the way home when one of the wagon wheels ran off the end of a small bridge, overturning the vehicle. The hayrack on which they were riding fell upon the children with the above result.

The Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, NE 8 Jun 1902

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Edith Withers, neck broken seriously injured.
Maggie Humphrey, skull fractured, will die.
George Smith, back injured.
Irene Wheelock, shoulder dislocated.
Marvin King, compound fracture of arm.

Davenport Daily Republican, Davenport, IA 8 Jun 1902