CREIGHTON, Harry - Fountain County INGenWeb Project

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Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal Monday, 2 July 1894
Saturday while working on a bridge between Waynetown and Hillsboro, Harry Creighton, of the latter place, met with a probably fatal accident. He was digging with a pick in an excavation when a large chunk of dirt dropped from above striking him on the head and shoulders and driving him to the ground. His face was driven against the sharp end of the pick which penetrated his right eye and coming out of his lip. The sight of the eye was destroyed and a terrible wound inflicted on his face. His leg was also broken in two places and the chances for his recovery are poor.

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