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Date: 1887

Location: Tilton



Latitude: 47° 38' 00" N

Longitude: 53° 18' 00" W

Fatalities: 1

Injuries: 0

Source: Twillingate Sun and Northern Weekly Advertiser

This fatal accident is only briefly referred in a report of another tragedy in the Twillingate Sun and Northern Weekly Advertiser as transcribed from on the NFGenWebopens new window opens new window web site.

July 30 1887

Terrible Accident, Tilton, July 14. Within the last six months, two sad accidents have happened in this locality in which two valuable lives have been destroyed: one, that of a young man, by drowning, the other, that of a father of a large family, by an embankment foundering and burying him beneath masses of clay and rock.

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