Detroit, MI Train Kills Men Asleep on Track, Sept 1887

TWO MEN KILLED BY A TRAIN.

DETROIT, Mich., Sept. 20.--James Dolan and a companion, supposed to be William Banks, of Wyandotte, got drunk and went to sleep on the Lake Shore track near this city Sunday. They were run over by a freight train, and Dolan was instantly killed. Banks was taken to the hospital, where he died shortly afterward.

Daily Gazette, Rockford, IL 20 Sept 1887