William Patterson Killed By Train-1899
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Date: 12/21/2018 at 00:34:12
Daily Nonpareil, Sunday, May 14, 1899, Council Bluffs, IA, Page: 1
Special to the Daily Nonpareil
Killed On a Crossing
Clinton, May 13 – Shortly after noon yesterday, William Patterson, a well-known Jackson County farmer, was run down and instantly killed by a Milwaukee freight train near Preston. He had been to the creamery delivering milk, and was on his way home. The train struck the wagon as it was passing onto the tracks. Mr. Patterson was thrown upon the pilot of the engine and carried a considerable distance. The wagon was wrecked and one horse was killed.
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