Rimerton Resident is killed by Train.
Burton Turney, aged 76 years, a resident of Rimerton and father of Mrs. C.A. Bartlett; of this city, was struck by P.R.R. train No, 926, leaving Oil City at 8:15 o’clock Thursday morning, one mile south of Rimerton, and instantly killed. Mr. Turney was walking to his home on the railroad right of way when he was struck. Besides his daughter of this city he leaves his wife and two sons, John and Burton, Jr., of Oklahoma. Mr. Turney was a Civil War veteran.
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