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WHARF TRAGEDY.

WELLINGTON. May 1

During shunting operations on the .railway, wharf to-night an engine ran - over a man, Reverinj:'; one leg and mangling the other. The man was removed to the- hospital, where he died soon after admission. At a late hour the victim was still unidentified, but ; he is' believed to be a member, of the â– crew of the Tainui. WELLINGTON, May 2. | The victim was Donald Ronnie, an able seaman on the Taimii, He died two hours after the accident. The engine- | driver saw something lying on the track, but was unable to stop in time. The man was terribly injured.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9599, 2 May 1919

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WHARF TRAGEDY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9599, 2 May 1919

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