Muncie, IN Train - Automobile Wreck, May 1923

NORMAL ATHLETE KILLED.

MUNCIE, Ind., May 27.----BYRON HOOVER, 19 years old, a student at the Indiana State Normal school, eastern division, was killed, and his companion, Harold Smith, 18, was seriously injured early today when their automobile was hit by a cut of cars at the Twelfth street crossing of the Lake Erie & Western railroad. Hoover was a resident of Springport, south of here, and he was well known athlete, being a star player on the Muncie Y. M. C. A. Midgets, state champion basket ball team. Smith resides near Sulphur Springs, Henry county.

The Chillicothe Constitution Tribune, Chillicothe, MO 28 May 1923