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MASON, David M.

    Ebensburg Mountain Sentinel, 27 Sep 1849, Contributed by Lisa Baker


We are called upon to record another melancholy accident on the Portage Railroad, which occurred on Friday last, the 21st inst., near the Halfway House. DAVID M. MASON, in attempting to jump on an empty truck while under full headway, was thrown on the track and several cars passed over his body, killing him instantly. The deceased was a resident of this county for several years, during which time he was engaged as a miner, well digger, &c. He was about thirty two years of age.

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