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Killed By The Cars

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Miss Alice Bissell, a young Ypsianti lady, the daughter of Mr. and VIrs. L. E. Bissell, and sister of Vlrs. C. Y. Smith, of that city, met with a sudden and frightful death at :hat place on Monday morning. She had been to visit a young friend of hers, Miss Hollys, who lives on the north side of the city, and upon returning she attempted to cross the Michigan Central tracks ahead of ;he Jackson accommodation. The :rain was late, and she did not realze the speed with which the train was approaching nor the danger she was in. She had reached the center of the track when the engine struck aer and threw her about forty feet. Spectators rushed to her at once, Dut life was extinct before they reached her side, and the condition of the body indicated that death was instantaneous. The remains were carried to the home of her parents, and Drs. Owen and Hues:on made an examination, which showed bad wounds about the face and head, one leg broken, and many aad cuts on the body. The deceased was 14 years of age, and was a bright and lovable girl. She was a good scholar, and has attended the primary and grammar departments of the Normal School for several years. Her father is a prominent carpenter and contractor, and the parents and friends are grief-stricken over the sad and sudden death.


Ann Arbor Argus
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