Saco, ME Train Wreck, Mar 1870

Sad Accident at Saco, Me.

SACO, Me., March 12.----As the 12 o'clock train from Boston for Portland was passing the crossing in this city, this afternoon, the engine struck a sleigh containing JOHN J. SAWYER, of Buxton; OLIVER TRACEY, agent of the West Buxton Woolen Mills, and H. PARTRIDGE, of Saco. Mr. PARTRIDGE escaped unhurt; Mr. TRACEY was killed almost instantly, and Mr. SAWYER fatally injured.

The New York Times, New York, NY 13 Mar 1870