Louisville, KY Train Backs Into Street Car, Apr 1905
ONE KILLED AND THREE ARE INJURED.
AT LOUISVILLE -- TRAIN BACKS INTO A CROWDED STREET CAR ON A CROSSING.
Louisville, Ky., April 3 -- A terrible accident took place at 7:15 o'clock this morning when West Broadway car No. 581 and a Pennsylvania transfer switch engine, collided at the crossing at Fourteenth and Broadway.
As a result of the accident one person was killed and three were injured.
Sister MARY ANTHONY, a teacher in the Sacred Heart Catholic School at Seventeenth and Broadway, who was seated in front of the car, was almost instantly killed.
MISS ALICE MULLAN, teacher in the California Public School, who lives at 1202 Fourth Avenue, was seated next to Sister MARY ANTHONY. Her thigh was crushed and she suffered a gash in the face. She was taken to her home immediately.
MISS MAMIE MERYILL, who lives at 1005 Second Street, and is a teacher in the Seventeenth and Kentucky Streets school, suffered ugly bruises on both arms and about the shoulders, but she is not thought to be injured seriously.
Sister MARY LANDER was thrown from her seat. She was bruised about the head and body but is suffering chiefly from the shock.
There were six or eight other passengers on the car. All suffered a bad fright, but escaped without injuries.
Crittenden Press Marion Kentucky 1905-04-06