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McManus - Louis

Source: Crawfordsville Daily News-Review March 4, 1901 p 1

Louis McManus, the son of the express agent McManus of Colfax, was ground to death beneath the wheels of a Big Four Engine Sunday afternoon. He was riding on the pilot of the engine, while they were doing some switching when in some manner he fell off and was cut to pieces. He was 19 years of age and a very popular young fellow. - kz

Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Journal Friday, 8 March 1901
Last Sunday at Colfax Louis McManus, the 19 year old son of express agent McManus, was instantly killed by falling under the wheels of a Big Four engine. The engine was switching and the young man climbed on the pilot to ride. He slipped and went under the wheels to be ground up. he made a practice of riding on the engines and cars about the station. -s

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