Jetersville, VA Train Wrecks, Dec 1914
T. J. AGEE KILLED IN SOUTHERN WRECK
Fourteen People Are Injured When Passenger Train Leaves Rails.
BACKING AROUND CURVE
Derailment Occurs Two Miles North of Jetersville at 3:10 o'Clock
Thomas J. Agee, of 612 North Thirty-third Street was killed instantly, and fourteen persons were injured at 3:10 o'clock yesterday afternoon on the Southern Railway, two miles north of Jetersville, when the tender of passenger train No. 13 left the rails, dragging with it the engine and two passenger coaches. The train, in charge of Conductor H. F. Drake and Engineer J. S. Robinson, was backing toward Richmond, and rounding a sharp curve at a speed of twenty miles an hour when the accident occurred.
LIST OF PEOPLE INJURED IN WRECK
The injured are:
Engineer J. S. Robinson, of Richmond: bruised about the body and face.
Edgar Pollock, of Danville: slightly injured.
Mrs. E. P. Thomas, of 3016 East Broad Street, Richmond: right arm bruised.
Mrs. F. M. Silcott, Philadelphia: left thigh bruised.
A. H. Davis, Ontario, Va.: left leg injured and face bruised.
C. S. Baltimore, Baltimore, Md.: right leg bruised.
W. B. Simms, Jr., Maxwelton, Va.: both knees skinned.
J. E. Robbins, South Boston, Va.: slightly bruised.
Mrs. C. V. Royall, 223 East Tenth Street, South Richmond: cut over left eye.
Kate Redd, colored, Meherrin, Va.: left knee and hip bruised.
Baggage-Master T. C. Allen, of Richmond: cut on face and hands.
Fireman Thomas Clarke, colored, Richmond: left arm badly bruised.
J. A. Jett, Richmond; slightly injured.
Mrs. C. W. Owen, Emporia, Va.: slightly hurt. Mrs. Owne's [sic] ten-year-old son, accompanying her, was uninjured.
THREE PHYSICIANS WERE ON TRAIN
Immediate attention was given the injured by three physicians, Dr. Young, of Burkesville; Dr. R. T. Styers, of Jetersville, and Dr. Aaron, of Amelia, who were on the train when the accident occurred. A special train carrying physicians and nurses in charge of Dr. George Ben Johnston, was made up in Richomnd [sic] and hurried to the scene of the wreck when news of the accident reached here. A wrecking crew last night was at work clearing away the debris and it was stated at the offices of the Southern Railway here last night that [illegible] would be open for traffic at an early hour this morning.