Rockford, IL Auto Wreck, Jan 1929

Tragic Ending To School Boy Promise

(By United Press)

Rockford, Jan. 9-”I’ll never do it again,” sobbed Warren Hecht, 7, to his first grade teacher Miss Bessie Johnson when kept after school for having been tardy and then having lied to excuse himself. A few minutes after leaving school, he was hurled against a telephone pole when a car driven by Daniel Bond. His skull was crushed. He was the son of Leslie Hecht, Chicago salesman, living here with his grandparents since his mother’s death.

Decatur Evening Herald, Decatur, IL 9 Jan 1929