Grimsby Newspapers
Child killed
Grimsby Independent, 12 May 1920, p. 6

Media Type:
Item Type:
Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum.
Date of Publication:
12 May 1920
Date Of Event:
9 May 1920
Personal Name(s):
Dennis, Helen
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Full Text

Owing to one of the back wheels of an automobile in charge of Alexander Tolmie, 153 North Wentworth Street, Hamilton, breaking, the car upset near Stoney Creek, Sunday afternoon between 5 and 6 o'clock. A party consisting of Harry Dennis, 14 Whitfield Avenue, and his wife, and W. Paul and Mrs. Paul, of the same address, a man named Stankavitch and three children, were in the car at the time, all being thrown to the ground. Helen Dennis, 16 months, was severely injured about the head, and after receiving attention from Dr. E.B. Thompson, Stoney Creek, was rushed to the general hospital, where she died at 8:24 p.m.. her skull having been fractured at the time of the accident. The others escaped with a severe shaking and minor injuries. Contact with the ties on the radial line is stated to have been the cause of the accident.

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Child killed