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Wilkes-Barre Times Leaderr & Evening News
Wilkes-Barre Times Leaderr & Evening News
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Description: Cape Henlopen Sand Dunes Take a Four Year Old Life


Date: August 27 1954

Newspaper published in: Wilmington

Source: newspaper

Page/Column: Sussex Deaths

Lewes, Delaware 27 August. 1954.

Thursday, August 27 1954, four year old Lynn W. Mitchell was buried in two sand slides playing with older boys, the

first slide buried the youngster up to his arm pits and as the older boys were digging him out a second and larger sand

buried him under four feet of sand. A Graves Sand Company backhoe operator dug the lad free but he was dead when he

arrived at the Beebe Hospital. Lynn was a son of Mr. & Mrs George H. Mitchell of Lewes.


Submitted: 06/12/19

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