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

Comments

spelling

I can't believe all the typos I made above, but most importantly is the man's name: Dell Clint Johnston. He was identified in newspaper accounts as being killed in this accident.

The unidentified man

The unidentified man killed in this train wreck was Dell Cling Johnston, of Anaconda, Wy. Newspaper articles published in the Anaconda Standard Jan. 29, 30 and Feb. 7, 1918 that identify him as an accident victim in this train wreck.

unidentified man

The unidentified man was Dell Clint Johnston, about 32 years old, you had been living in Anaconda, MT.