New Haven, CT Swinging on Steam Pipes Accident, Oct 1899


Fifteen-Year-Old Benjamin Myers Badly Injured.

Benjamin Meyers, 15 years of age, of 43 Greene street, fractured his skull yesterday afternoon at the L. Candee Rubber Works. The boy was swinging on steam pipes 14 feet from the floor, and while attempting aerobatic feats he lost his grasp on the pipes and struck on his head on the floor. Meyers is being attended by Dr. William F. Verdi. He will probably recover.

New Haven Evening Register, New Haven, CT 5 Oct 1899