La Grande, OR Shotgun Accident, Jan 1912

MAN'S INJURY IS FATAL

Shotgun, Accidentally Discharged, Wounds Woodchopper.

LA GRANDE, Or., Jan. 6.----(Special.)---Frank Pierce, a woodchopper, was shot and fatally injured tonight by the accidental discharge of a shotgun, the load of which buried itself in the man's groin.

He was brought here, a distance of five miles, through three feet of snow.

Morning Oregonian, Portland, OR 7 Jan 1912