Swift, MT Train Wreck, Aug 1906

TWO KILLED AND SEVERAL INJURED IN TRAIN WRECK

ST. PAUL. Aug. 27.-Reports received at the headquarters of the Great Northern Railway here, say that an eastbound mixed train was derailed near Swift, Mont., last night. A combination passenger coach was overturned and FRANK E. PREWITT and CHARLES SCHULTZ, of Armington, Mont., passengers, were killed. A brakeman named BROWN was also killed. Eight or ten passengers were bruised. The cause of the accident is not explained.

The Macon Daily Telegraph, Macon, GA 28 Aug 1906

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THREE MEN KILLED IN MONTANA WRECK

Great Northern Train Derailed Near Swift.

Eastbound Mixed Train Leaves Track and Combination Passenger Coach Is Overturned-Eight or Ten Passengers Slightly Bruised.

(Associated Press by Leased Wire.)

St. Paul. Aug. 27.-Reports received at noon at the headquarters of the Great Northern Railway here say that an eastbound mixed train was derailed near Swift, Mont., early last night.

A combination passenger coach was overturned, and FRANK E. PEWETT and CHARLES SCHULTZ of Armington, Mont., passengers, and Brakeman Brown, were killed.

Eight or ten other passengers were slightly bruised.

The cause of the derailment is unexplained.

Helena, Mont., Aug. 27.-A special to the Record from Great Falls says that the coroner's inquest into deaths of the three people killed in the derailment of the mixed train at Swift, on the Nelhart branch of the Great Northern Sunday afternoon, resulted in a verdict that no one could be blamed for the disaster.

The Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, IL 27 Aug 1906

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