MAUWCE BECK KILLED
IN HORRIBLE ACCIDENT
Maurice Beck. 18, onlv son of Mr. and Mrs F. M. Beck of Fast Hpe street, was instantly killed about 6:30 Wednesday evening when he fell under the engine of the freight train on the North¬ western electric, near Violet stop in Danbury The news c.unc as a terrible shook to the com inunity as;he luid been down lowr in the early evening just before poing: on duty and was as cheerful and happy as ever. '
-How the accident happened can never be definitely known as no one really saw him fall. But it ■ was apparent that, as he had been riding on the running board of the engine, he slipped and fell
under the heavy car, which was stopped suddenly. The body was so tiffhtly wedged under the en¬ gine that it had to be pried Hp be¬ fore th- body could be removed. The head and upper part of the body were quite badly crushed and death is believed to have
, Mr. Burmann was called and
\he arrived at bis undertaking rooms with the body about 9:30 that nightl The body was at once prepared for burial—not
Ian easy task under the circum-
| JT-be funeral will be held at the; St,'John's church Friday after-; noon at 2 o'clock, with burial at Old Fort. '
jjj There survive the parents and One sister, Gayetta about 10; also a.number of relatives, all of whom have the sympathy of a host of friends in their great bereave- j meat. \
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