Wheeling, WV Truck Accident Kills Two in Wedding Party, Jan 1912

42 PERSONS GO OVER HIGH BANK IN AUTO

Two Killed and Several Others of Wedding Party Hurt in Ohio Accident

WHEELING, W. Va., Jan. 8 -- A big automobile truck carrying a party of forty-two foreigners home to Neff from Belleaire [sic] Ohio, where they had been attending a wedding, ran over an embankment early today and crashed into the home of Taylor Lord, demolishing the machine, tearing a big hole in the house and killing two of the occupants, while eight or ten have broken arms and legs. The dead are:

JOSEPH MIKOCKYCK
JOHN PHILOSKI

The driver, Mike Petran, had ttime [sic] to jump, escaping with fractured ribs and cuts about the head.

Lincoln Evening News, Lincoln, NE 8 Jan 1912