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William Rhode

William Rhode was instantly killed at a point east of Otis at an early hour Monday morning. Rhode started down the track to his work. The Lake Shore is double track between Laporte and Otis and Rhode was walking on the north track when he was warned by the shriek of the locomotive of the coming of a train from the east. He stepped to the south track only to be struck by a train which bore down upon him from the west. Rhode was instantly killed, his mangled remains being strewn along strewn along [sic] the track for some distance.

Newspaper: The Tribune
Date of Publication: March 17, 1893
Volume Number: 3
Issue Number: 49
Page: 5
Column(s): 3

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    Newspapers Published in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
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                The Tribune
                Westchester Tribune

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                Porter County Vidette
                Practical Observer
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