Fort Worth, TX Carriage Accident, Feb 1906


O. E. MARTIN Run Over by a Carriage

O. E. MARTIN, the fireman of the Fort Worth and Denver City railroad who was run over by a carriage at Eleventh and Main streets in this city about 9 o'clock on the night of Feb. 3, died at 4:30 o'clock Monday morning at St. Joseph's Infirmary.

As reported in The Telegram of Feb. 4, the officer who was first on the scene states that from the witnesses to whom he talked he learned MARTIN stepped from a street car in the path of the carriage. The carriage, he says, was driven by J. C. RAWLS, whose name and address were taken by Officer NEWTON BILLS. No complaint was filed against the driver pending the outcome of the accident. RAWLS stopped his carriage as quickly as possible after the occurrence.

The injured man was taken to the office of DR. J. A. MULLENNIX and his injuries were attended immediately after the accident. He was subsequently taken to St. Joseph's Infirmary, where his death occurred.

MARTIN was about 36 years of age, a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Firemen, and also the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He was married and his wife was here with him at the time of his death.

The remains were shipped to Coleman, Texas , at 8 o'clock Monday morning by Undertaker L. P. ROBERTSON.

The Fort Worth Telegram, Ft. Worth, TX 12 Feb 1906