Richmond, IN Train Accident, Jul 1880

Run Over By the Cars.

Special to the Sentinel:

RICHMOND, Ind., July 21.--A. P. C. and St. L passenger train ran over a man named Meyers this afternoon, about one mile west of the city limits, while crossing a trestle over the upper part of Clear Creek, and mangled one of his legs so badly that it will probably have to be amputated in order to save his life. He fell off the bridge a distance of fifteen or twenty feet, after the engine struck him, and was bruised about the head and shoulders by the fall. His family resides across the Whitewater, in Sev[ineligible].

Indianapolis Sentinel, Indianapolis, IN 22 Jul 1880