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Joliet,IL Man Thrown From Horse and Killed, May 1912

Man Killed in Joliet.

Joliet, Ill., May 10 - Frank F. Viers, a former Ottawa business man, was killed in Joliet yesterday when he was thrown from a horse he was riding. The accident occurred on Jefferson street near Cass street. Viers' horse became frightened at a steam roller and jumped in front of a street car. Viers' skull was crushed when he was thrown from the horse.

Viers was manager of the F. A. Smith livery in Joliet. A number of years ago he resided in Ottawa and was in the dry goods business in partnership with William Rising. Viers was nearly fifty years old and born at Lima, Ohio, where he will be buried.

Morris Herald 1912-05-10



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