Porterville, WI Train - Auto Accident, Aug 1908


Three Persons Have Close Call From Death in Accident.

Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 3.---A Wisconsin special from Eau Claire says: C. C. Carter and wife of this city and C. E. Kent, a resident of Rock Creek, Dunn county, in coming to Eau Claire in an automobile this morning, collided with a Milwaukee freight train on a grade crossing at Porterville. The automobile was smashed. Mrs. Carter jumped to safety and she escaped injury. Mr. Carter sustained serious injuries by being thrown against the train.

The Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, WI 3 Aug 1908