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Allentown, PA Delivery Wagon Accident, Jan 1909

ALLENTOWN MAN KILLED.

Alfred Ashley Thrown to Death From Wagon When Horse Bolted.

Allentown, Pa., Jan. 29.---Alfred Ashley, twenty-nine years old, was driving the delivery wagon of his brother, Ernest Ashley, a florist, on Gordan street, when the horse shied at a train and ran away. Mr. Ashley was jolted off the wagon on a crossing and was run over by the wagon. His skull was fractured and three ribs were broken. He died within an hour at the hospital.

Adams County News, Gettysburg, PA, 30 Jan 1909



article | by Dr. Radut