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Fell in front of locomotive

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The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Friday 24 August 1906

A STRANGE RAILWAY FATALITY.

SYDNEY, Thursday. James McHugh, an hotelkeeper at Uralla, was killed at the Armidale railway station to-day. He missed the mail train, and went to sleep by the fire in one of the station rooms. At 2 o’clock this morning an official woke him up in order that he might go on with a special train. McHugh ran on to the platform and fell on to the rails. He was knocked down by the engine and killed.

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September 13, 2011 at 8:09 am

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