EDWIN HEATON STRUCK AT THE RAILROAD CROSSING—BARELY ESCAPES DEATH.
Edwin, the 11-year old son of L. E. Heaton of Logan township, had a narrow escape from death Sunday night. He had been to church at McKenzie, and was on his way home on horseback. He had to cross the railroad track three miles east of McKenzie village. While crossing he was struck by the No. 3 passenger train. The horse was killed and the boy escaped death with a compound fracture of the leg and some bruises about the head. He was brought to the city and is now in the hospital.
Bismarck Tribune, 8/4/1908