Millsboro, DE Train Accident, Dec 1917

Business Man Killed by Train

Special to The Inquirer.
MILLSBORO, Del., Dec. 5. -- Peter S. Shockley, former County Comptroller was instantly killed today when he attempted to cross ahead of the passenger train at Millsboro. He was about 55 years old and was a prominent businessman. He turned his car directly in front of the train and attempted to beat it across the track.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 6 Dec 1917