Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Accident on Coney Island Plank Road


ACCIDENT.--Mr. John Murphy, residing on Van Brunt, near Commerce street, was out carriage riding with a friend on the Coney Island Plank Road, on Wednesday last, when the wagon came in contact with an ice cart, and Mr. Murphy was thrown out and the wheel of one of the vehicles passed over his foot crushing it dreadfully.

--Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Friday, September 10, 1852

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