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Young Boy Killed Unloading Hay

Maddock, N.D., Aug 12.— Joseph Kirkeby, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Olaus Kirkeby, was killed while hauling hay to the farm. When going down a small hill the ring in one end of the neck yoke broke and the weight of holding the load was placed on once horse. The boy pluckily managed to drive the team to the foot of the hill in safely and when in view of his parents and while stopping to unhitch the team the boy was kicked in the abdomen, dying almost instantly. The boy was one of the best liked fellows in the community, having an unusual physique for one of his age.

Valley City Times-Record, 8/14/1913


Posted 11/15/2014