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Electrical Accident
Hegins Twp, Schuylkill County, PA

November 12, 1948

Luther Green, age 38, of Valley View, an employee at the Markson Coal Company in Valley View, was instantly killed on Friday, November 12, 1948, while at work. He was hauling pea coal to a stock bank 200 yards from the breaker. When he raised the body of the truck to dump the coal, it came in contact with a high tension wire carrying 23,000 volts. He was killed instantly.

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