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Killed Instantly Walking Highway
Publication:
Grimsby Independent, 28 Nov 1946, p. 1,9


Description
Media Type:
Newspaper
Text
Item Type:
Articles
Date of Publication:
28 Nov 1946
Date Of Event:
23 Nov. 1946
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Cyrka, Leon
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.20011
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Grimsby Public Library

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Grimsby Ontario

Full Text

Leon Cyrka, 67, of Grimsby, was instantly killed when struck by an automobile as he walked along the QEW just east of the town limits on Saturday evening. Mrs. Ivy M. Tarris, Broadway Avenue, Hamilton, driver of the car involved and her son, Fraser Tarris, who was riding with her, both told police that they did not see the man ahead of them at all prior to the accident ... Mr. Cyrka was a native of Poland and came to Canada in 1912, residing in the Grimsby district for the last 30 years. He had been employed on the C.M. Bonham Fruit Farm for the past nine years. He resided with Paul Waituk, on Baker's Side Road near Grimsby Beach ...

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Killed Instantly Walking Highway