St. Louis Post Dispatch
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Description: A Fatal Runaway Accident.
Date: June 13 1889
Newspaper published in: St. Louis, Mo.
Nashville, Ill., June 13.
News was brought here today of a fatal accident which occurred near New Minden, this county, late yesterday evening. Wm. ALTHOFF, wife and a 3 year old grandchild were on their way home in a wagon when the team took fright and ran away, upsetting the wagon and throwing out the occupants. The child was killed and Mr. ALTHOFF fatally injured. Mrs. ALTHOFF escaped with slight injuries. The parties are prominent and well known.
05/11/12 (Edited 05/11/12)
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