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Fatal accident at Hillgrove Station

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Monday 21 December 1896, The Sydney Morning Herald

HILLGROVE, Saturday.

A fatal accident occurred at Hillgrove Station last night. A lad named William Palmer, aged 18, was assisting to yard bullocks and was knocked down by a beast. A sliprail struck him in the abdomen with considerable force and he died in the hospital at 11 o’clock to-day. An inquiry was held before the coroner, Mr William Morgan, this afternoon and the jury returned a verdict of accidental death.

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October 12, 2010 at 8:08 pm

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