Hebron, WI Sawmill Accident, May 1855

FATAL ACCIDENT.----On the 2d inst., Mr. Asa B. Tyler, engaged for many years at Power's Saw Mill, Hebron, in this county, while adjusting a wedge that has got loose about the saw frame, one of the sawyers, whose name we did not learn, forgetting that Mr. Tyler was so engaged, set the machinery in motion, and the sash or frame to which the saw is affixed, coming down struck him, breaking his back and neck, causing instant death. He leaves a wife and a large family to mourn his untimely end.----[Jeffersonian May 10.

Milwaukee Daily Sentinel, Milwaukee, WI 14 May 1855