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FATAL MOTOR ACCIDENT

Particulars of the motor aeeident a! Mdfcm show that on Moikl.iv iiiidit Charies 1. mo wn.s motoring from a. northerly direction homewards, with another young fe!low named Hugh T'weodro riding on the MiTier hrhind When rhont 200viSs from die bridge at the north end of Mi! ton the —:yde crashed into a trap driven by Mr !a.m.v (I'rey, fanner, of MiU'iim, ami ai.-o Miitaining liis wife and daughter. The Impact was terrific, o.nd Lane wa? tlinnvn :"i his head, and sustained concussion of She brain and other injuries, from which ho succumbed without recovering const ionsness. The occupants of the trap "ere thrown on', and Airs (irCy sustained i fractured arm ami had one finger disl! though no bones were broken, and Miss Nit'.v "' esOaptM wniiixit. any i:tj::r:e;-. Tweedio wis severely shaken. ~ Our linn" Ti'irod from Milton to-day: Art inquest was held this morning before Mr W. Moore, J.l\ laotinsr coroner! and «i jury, of which Mr John Taylor was foreman. 'Evidence was given that the ] iiiuht was dark and stormy. The driver I of the trap stated that one'light was lit shortly prior to the accident occurring. and this was cor rot united hy his wife. Other witnesses stated that there wore no lighw or, the trap when they wero called :o th' v scene of the accident hy Mr CJrey. l>r Sutherland, stated that tin- immediate .-ae.se of death was hemorrhage, the resiut of fracture of the slcnil, and compression :■' the brain. As Tweedie is suffering j here, concussion, and is im.ihlo to lea.vo | 'tis residence, the inquest was adjourned j ;iii Saturday afternoon, i

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FATAL MOTOR ACCIDENT, Issue 15705, 20 January 1915

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FATAL MOTOR ACCIDENT Issue 15705, 20 January 1915

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