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The Fatal Accident at Addington.

| The "Press" supplies the following particulars of tho accident telegraphed i yesterday,-bywhich-a many named Harry Groves, head shunter at the Addington railway station, was killed : —lt appears '■ that the deceased was engaged in i shunting, and went between two trucks to uncouple them. By some means he must have slipped, and fell under the wheels of one of the trucks, which passed over the unfortunate man's body, literally cutting him to pieces. Groves was about forty-five years of age, and single. He was a.steady, trustworthy, and'careful maiij and,'the, only, reason that* can be assigned for the accident is that, as he had "■■v.-,i - r.v".-V J :'-",'-. he was less active ..■■.i! 'v- ..■■ -. .■ i ■.. Much regret is expressed at Grove's untimely death. He had been employed at the Addington railway station for about eleven years.*

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The Fatal Accident at Addington., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2430, 15 May 1890

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The Fatal Accident at Addington. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2430, 15 May 1890

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