Clark County Clipper, November 24, 1927


 
AUTO WRECK CAUSES DEATH

Comanche County Young Man Dies From Injuries Received In Automobile Collision
 

Kyle E. Mahoney of Comanche county was brought to the Ashland hospital, last Sunday, in a critical condition as the result of injuries received in a wreck when the Ford car in which he was riding collided with a truck on the Albert Pike highway near the state line south of Coldwater about 11:00 o'clock Saturday night.  The injured man died shortly after arriving at the hospital.  A fracture at the base of the skull was probably the cause of death although he suffered other severe injuries in the wreck.  Two other occupants of the car were not severely injured, neither was the driver of the truck.  It is said the car was a "total wreck" and it is a wonder that any of those in it at the time of the collision escaped death.

The deceased was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mahoney who for a number of years have resided on their farm south of Coldwater near the state line.  He was 22 years, 9 months and 26 days of age at the time of his death.  The body was taken to the Stevenson undertaking rooms and prepared for burial after which it was taken to Coldwater for the funeral services and burial.


Contributed by ~Shirley Brier~ October 25, 2005.

 

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