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Cottonwood, ID Auto Wreck, Feb 1930

Injured, Doctor Is Own Anaethtician

Hurled from an automobile as it tumbled 1880 feet down a mountain side, Dr. G. A. Woodcock, landed in a snowbank near Cottonwood, Idaho, injured seriously. He opened his medicine chest and injected drugs for three hours to relieve the pain before rescuers found him.

The Cottonwood physician went to visit a patient and his car ran off the White Bird grade.

With a dislocated shoulder, a knee believed broken and several deep gashes, Dr. Woodcock eased his suffering as he lay in the snow and waited.

In three hours teh[sic] Wesier-Graengeville stage and a truck arrived.

Portsmouth Herald, Portsmouth, NH 11 Feb 1930



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