Sandusky, OH Train Wreck, Jun 1900

Two Killed and Several Injured Near Lima.

Fatal Freight Wreck.

Lima, O., June 4.---As an eastbound train on the Lake Erie and Western road was running at full speed, about 18 miles this side of Sandusky, the tires came off one of the driving wheels, ditching the engine and piling about 20 cars on top of it. Fireman Enoch Bowsher and Head Brakeman J. W. Purtell, who happened to be in the engine, were crushed to death, and Engineer Harry Bell had a leg broken and was seriously hurt internally.

Newark Daily Advocate, Newark, OH 4 Jun 1900