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PAINTER KILLED AT CHELSEA. r A man named' Harry Dudley died in the ambulance this- afternoon on the way to the' hospital. The deceased .was a painter working on a: building at the Chelsea Sugar Works, and the injuries froni which'he died were caused by a fall from the roof of the huilding. The deceased' was holding up a sheetof corrugated iron when on the roof, and the wind striking it caused him to overbalance 'and fall. He was in a critical condition when picked up, arid steps were immediately taken to have him conveyed to the hospital. He was brought across the harbour and placed 'in the ambulance, but he expired before the vehicle reached the institution. The cause of death was frac•■ ture of the skull, and he suffered other injuries. Dudley was a married man, and was a resident of Ponsonby.

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A FATAL FALL., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 88, 14 April 1909

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A FATAL FALL. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 88, 14 April 1909

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