Wadsworth, NV Train-Auto Wreck, Oct 1934

Wadsworth Man Killed When Car Hits Train

Frank Ackley, former constable at Wadsworth, and brother of Gar Ackley of Reno, was fatally injured when his automobile collided with a train at Wadsworth this morning. The accident occurred at 10 o’clock, and Ackley died half an hour later.

A native of Kansas, he was about sixty years old. He came to Nevada twenty-five years ago, and for many years had been engaged in mining operations around the old railroad town and in the Olinghouse district. For two years he was sergeant of the night guard at the Nevada prison, and also served as constable at Wadsworth.

Surviving are his brother, Gar Ackley, Reno barber; two sisters, Minnie McArthur of Wadsworth, and Sophie Emmerson of Ohio. He was the uncle of Marjorie McArthur of Carson ad Frank Gladwin of San Francisco.

Funeral arrangements have not been made yet. The body is at the O’Brien & Nugent mortuary in Reno.

Reno Evening Gazette, Reno, NV 22 Oct 1934