John McClarnon Accident

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John McClarnon Accident - while out in a buggy driving, collided with an...
while out in a buggy driving, collided with an automobile driven by John McClarnon and occupied bv Mr. McClarnon and son Tiu r.,. i i. uu- tomobile had gone wrong, and all the lights but one had gone out, and that one was burning dimly. They were trying to get their machine home, which was near, when the accident occurred. Seeing only one light. Mr. Truitt thought he was meeting a bicycle, and gave half the road. Mr. McClarnon, though driving very slowly and carefully, did not see the buggy in time to prevent the accident, because the night was very dark. He however, had the presence of mind t" apply the brakes promptly and (hereby prevented a more serious accident. The buggy was not even overturned, though, the machine was considerably demolished. All occupants of the buggy were thrown out. Mrs. Truitt sustained a fractured skull and cuts about the face. The daughter T.ncile In.i her left arm dislocated, and Mr. Truitt received slight bruises. Dr. Earl Gibbs. of Wilkinson, was called and dressed the injuries. The above statement is an accurate account of the accident, and the above statement is made by the undersigned to correct any false rumors about-it. It was purely an accment. anu not nearly so serious as ha- been reported. Mrs. Truitt and daughter are rapidly improving, and both are able to be up and around. Mr. McClarnon has been more than eager to do all in his power for us. and has, against ali protests, paid all expenses and doctor bills, besides a handsome present in the form of a check to Mrs. Truitt. PA EL P. TRFITT.

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  1. The Daily Reporter,
  2. 04 Aug 1913, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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