Hutto, TX Trains Collide, Nov 1928

TEN INJURED AS TRAINS COLLIDE.

THREE MAY DIE AS RESULT OF TEXAS WRECK.

Austin, Nov. 28 (AP) -- The engineer, fireman and a brakeman on I. G. N. southbound passenger train were injured, probably fataly and at least seven chair car passengers hurt this morning when the train crashed into a freight engine one-half mile west of Hutto. The accident occurred in a dense fog.
Both engines were virtually demolished and track was torn up for more than 150 yards on the main line.
The injured included J. G. SMITH; BEN BUTLER; MARVIN COOKE and ED MAYER, all of San Antonio.
M. E. TITTON of Kansas City, who was said to be on his way to Austin to act as an umpire in the Texas University - Texas Aggie football game tomorrow, also was injured, but the extent of his hurts had not yet been learned.
BONNER FRIZZELL, superintendent of Palestine schools, suffered a fractured shoulder.

Port Arthur News Texas 1928-11-28