Murder At Grinnell

Ben Gilland, Jr. Killed By Train

Ben Gilland, Jr., was run over and killed by a train at Thunderhawk, last Sunday evening, according reports received here. All details surrounding the accident is lacking except that he fell under the cars getting off the moving train. Deceased was about 25 years old, and the son of Ben Gilland, one of the old timers of the country north of Thunderhawk.

Sioux County Pioneer, 4/14/1916

Gilland Not Killed

Clint Rob, was the name of the young man killed at Thunderhawk a week ago last Sunday, instead of Ben Gilland, Jr., as stated in this paper last week. News was received at the Agency here that the dead mans name was Gilland, and how the mistake was made in the identification of the victim of the accident has not been explained.

Sioux County Pioneer, 4/21/1916

Verbally Adopted

Posted 04/19/2017