Family killed by train, Austin, Ind., 1913
By kay January 06, 2007 at 06:45:51
Terre Haute (Ind.) Tribune, 11 Sept. 1913
Six Die at Crossing
Scottsburg, Ind., Sept. 11 - Four persons were killed instantly and two other suffered fatal injuries when a Pennsylvania passenger train sturck and automobiel at Austin, near here. The dead:
Ellsworth Belch, Dayton, Ky.
Mrs. Ellsworth Belch.
Mrs. Mary Belch, 60, Austin, Ind.
Amelia Belch, 20, daughter of Ellsworth Belch
Beulah Robbins, 14 years old, Austin, Ind.
Leona Trulock, 12 years old, Austin, Ind.
Belch was driving the car which stalled on the crossing at Austin. The engineer of the oncoming train was unable to stop and the automobile was demolished. Beulah Robbins and Mrs. Mary Belch lived for a short time after the accident.
I am not related to nor researching this family and have no further information.