Wyola, MT Freight Train And Passenger Train Crash, Feb 1918
FOUR KILLED IN WRECK.
FREIGHT CRASHES INTO DENVER-BILLINGS TRAIN AT WYOLA.
ENGINE OF PASSENGER DERAILED AND SMOKING CAR DEMOLISHED BY STALLED FREIGHT TRAIN.
Western Newspaper Union News Service.
Sheridan, Wyo. -- Four were killed and four injured near Wyola, Mont., when a freight train on the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy railroad crashed into passenger train No. 44, en route to Denver from Billings, Mont.
The dead are:
R. A. CLIFFORD, Crow Agency, Mont.
A. E. MURDOCK, Reno, Nev.
MARY JACK RABBIT, an indian woman of Wyola.
An unidentified man.
The injured include:
HERMAN KRUSE, Benson, Neb.
GLADYS LITTLENEST, Wyola.
FREDERICK BARTELLE, Wyola.
MANON BUTCHER, Arvada, Wyo.
The freight had become stalled on a hill near Wyola, and backed down the hill, striking the passenger train. The engine of the passenger was derailed and the smoking car was demolished. All the killed and injured were in the smoker. The injured will recover.
Big Piney Examiner Wyoming 1918-02-21