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WILD PIGS ON THE LINE. ' (Per Press Association.) AUCKLAND, this day. Further particulars of the Taringamotu accident shoAV that at about 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon a party was being taken through some of the Taringamotu SaAvmilling Company's bush on the company's tramway. When near the foot of a steep grade some Avild pigs ran across the line, but failed to clear it. and a collision ensuing, a truck containing passengers overturned. A number of travellers AA'ere thrown clear. The youth Lade, aa'Tio died before reaching the hospital, Avas about 20 years of age. He was a native of Scotsdale, Tasmania, Avhere his parents reside. The Rev. Mr Hanby had his leg broken, a sprained ankle, and was considerably crushed about the chest. Sister Macfarlane, avlio Avas on the train at, the time of the mishap, rendered first aid until medical assistance was obtained. -Tlie injured persons ivere brought to Frankton on the Main Trunk express train. Lade died on the train at 1.12 a.m.

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Poverty Bay Herald, Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXXIX, Issue 12859, 4 September 1912

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TARINCAMOTU TRUCK ACCIDENT. Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXXIX, Issue 12859, 4 September 1912