Buda, IL Train Accident, Oct 1909


Robert Armstrong Victim of Crash Near Buda--Brother Hurt

Robert Armstrong, of Chicago, was killed and his brother Harold, of Quincy, was fatally injured when an automobile in which they were traveling from Chicago to Quincy was struck by a train near Buda. Harold Armstrong was removed to a hosptal{sic} in Peoria. Their father, Andrew Armstrong, proprietor of the Quincy Whiting Works, sent his sons, William and Harold, to Chicago to purchase an automobile. Their brother, Robert, decided to return with them, and they were on their way home when the train struck them.

Herald, Arlington Heights, IL 8 Oct 1909