Edson, WI Horse Accident, Sept 1895


Eddie Olson Found Near His Home with His Skull Crushed.

Chippewa Falls, Wis., Sept. 10.---[Special]---Eddie Olson, the 13-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Olson, who reside in the town of Edson, was yesterday fatally injured in a manner which his folks are unable to account for. Eddie was discovered by a woman lying along the road with an ugly gash in the head from which the blood and brains were oozing, and the horse which he rode when he left home standing over the prostrate form like a sentinel on guard. The boy cannot live.

Centralia Enterprise and Tribune, Centralia, WI 14 Sept 1895