Skelton, VA Train Accident, Jun 1904

Boy Killed on Railroad Track.

Special to The Washington Post.

Petersburg, Va., June 30.---Alex Vallentine a lad, was run over and killed this morning at Skelton, a station on the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, by a passenger train The supposition is that he fell asleep on the track The verdict of the coroner's jury was that he came to his death by his own carelessness.

The Washington Post, Washington, DC 1 Jul 1904