Dawson Springs, KY Train Accident, Aug 1902

DEATH ON A RAILROAD TRESTLE

Two Young Women Killed and Three Others Fatally Injured.

CAUGHT ON TRESTLE BY TRAIN

ACCIDENT CAUSED BY AN ILLINOIS EXCURSION TRAIN AT DAWSON SPRINGS, KY.

Hopkinsville, Ky., Aug. 6.-- An Illinois Central excursion train caught five young women on a trestle at Dawson Springs this afternoon. Two were crushed to death. The others jumped and were probably fatally injured. The dead are:
MISS JOHNNY SMITH, Paducah, Ky.
LUCY STEVENSON, Hickory Grove, Ky.

Injured:
LENNA FLINT, Paducah.
EDITH STEVENSON, Hickory Grove.
ANNIE NICHOLS, Hawes, Ky.

Davenport Daily Republican Iowa 1902-08-07