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'...,;, RESULT OF A COLLISION. [BY telegraph.— ASSOCIATION'.] Nelson, Monday. During a cricket match on Saturday between the Dovedale and Moutere Cricket Clubs, played on the latter's ground, a collision occurred between two ■. players, Hall and Eban. Eban became unconscious, but afterwards so far . recovered as to -be able to walk part of the way to the lotel, about half a mile distant. Eban, soon after reach Lug the hotel, again relapsed into unconsciousness, and expired about two o'clock on Sunday morning from concussion of the brain. It is believed that an artery of the heart was injured. Hall was in a stooping position, owing to the sun's rays being in his eyes, and Eban first struck his shoulder, and immediately their heads clashed together. Deceased was about 23 years of age, and was to have been married shortly, his fiancee being a witness of-the accident. ' ' -„. <*■".'■

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New Zealand Herald, New Zealand Herald, Volume XLV, Issue 13933, 15 December 1908

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A CRICKETING FATALITY. New Zealand Herald, Volume XLV, Issue 13933, 15 December 1908