11 October 2012

Tragedy Thursday - Struck By A Truck!

 Mrs. Salmon Struck By Truck Wednesday

  Mrs. Roxa Salmon, 85, who was injured when struck by a truck while crossing the street near her home on East Center Street at 3:25 pm Wednesday, was reported to be in fair condition at Hopkins County Hospital at noon today.

   Mrs. Salmon suffered bruises, but no bones were fractured.  She is also suffering from shock and is expected to be hospitalized for several days.

  The truck, operated by James Edward Matchen, 434 Noel Avenue, Negro, was going west when Mrs. Salmon was struck and knocked down.  No charges have been filed against Matchen.

**Madisonville Messenger, Thursday, 07 APR 1955

[Note: Mrs. Salmon does die 26 MAY 1955 of complications from the injuries received in this accident.]

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