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Sering - Perry - buggy

Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal Saturday, 18 August 1894
About noon today Perry Sering, aged about 21 years, was driving the horse of Henry Kennedy near the creamery when the animal took fright at a wagon load of wheat driven by George Grubb of Balhinch. The animal plunged suddenly and leaped almost out of the harness, pulling Sering out of the buggy. He held onto the lines, however, and was either kicked by the horse or had his head bumped against a telephone pole. He was picked up in an unconscious condition and carried to the home of his brother-in-law, Ed Duckworth, on South Washington Street. Dr. Ensminger was called and found his face fearfully cut and his head crushed in.It is impossible to state the extent of his injuries just at present, but they are very serious and may prove fatal. The fracture may be at the base of the skull and if so the case is a very dangerous one indeed. - s

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