LITTLE GiRL KILLED. Auckland. Thursday. A shockhg occurred in !));:ii:.i>;ii'iv»! 'Ma morning when a little girl named Dons Griffin, about four years of age. was almost cut to pieces undor a tramear. The child's attention api.rentlv was drawn to an approaciiitigevelUt, and to get out of Ins wav she ran towards the centre of th'roal. in ignorance of tlu approach of the Iranian*. Th. 1 driver of the ear pulled up promptly, but too late to avoid rmsiir: ilwn thr-child, and on" wheel after the other paa :d ovt r the little o.ic's baily.' It was thjsi disicovc/aa that th; child v.ms pinned beneath ."■ w\uz\ and thi steering gear, and that there \wn no way of extricating ho:' until j;'.'.'ks were procured. Aknoit h:df an ho.ir eLfis-'lbafiti'ith? latter .vrrMri tainvd. and the littk- inilVrcr rehwrl. h wj-» the.i SL-;i» that. ai«h)i.:!i tfiil alivs. shv.van.ii!i!V.lbj;.).vlailho;)jufi\'J)Vei7. Sir was" driven to the d:;.c Hospital, where she died five minute.*- after admission. Tll2 lower parts "f the body wore so terribly crushed tint tbalh was inevitable.
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Te Puke Times, Te Puke Times, Volume II, Issue II, 19 September 1913
SHOCKING ACCIDENT Te Puke Times, Volume II, Issue II, 19 September 1913
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