Worcester, VT Bicycle Accident, Sept 1898

Fatal Bicycle Accident.

RUTLAND, Vt., Sept.1.----Philip Buck, aged fifteen, of Worcester, Vt., met with an accident yesterday morning that cost him his life. He was a novice at bicycle riding. While he was crossing a bridge over the North Branch, near Worcester Village, his wheel came in contact with the stay girder and he was thrown into the river bed some twelve feet below. Buck died from internal injuries later in the day.

The New York Times, New York, NY 2 Sept 1898