Jesse Tansley Lives Short Time After Mishap in Valley Town
Little Falls — Jesse Tansley, 46 died in the, local hospital Thursday afternoon after being fatally injured when struck by a Utica city truck near Charlesworths Corners, town of Minden at noon Mr. Tansley. who is a former St Johnsville resident, has been employed on the Adin Nellie farm on route 5-S. and was standing near the road when the truck, driven by Victor Brendes. an employee of the City of Utice, approached as the truck neared Mr. Tansley stepped out in front of it and Mr. Brendes was unable to bring it to a stop in time to avoid striking the man. The Tribes Hill state troopers investigated and took Mr. Brandes story of the accident and Tansley was rushed to the local hospital where he died at 3:15 his injuries consist ing of a fractured skull, compound fracture of the left leg, a fractured left wrist and a number of bruises and lacerations. Coroner Congdon of Fort-Plain was notified and will conduct the inquest. Brendes was not held.
Mr. Tansley is survived by two whom work on farms in this section.