Seventh District Non-Fatal Accidents for 7th District of Luzerne County

Date of accident Name of person Nationality Occupation Age Married or single Name of Colliery County Nature and Cause of Accident in Brief
Jan. 11 Russell Vanling, American Electrician 18 S Baltimore No. 5 Luzerne Right arm fractured above elbow by falling off scaffold on gangway.
14 Michael Smith Polish Miner 38 M Maxwell No. 20 Luzerne Left leg fractured above knee by being struck by a piece of coal at face of chamber.
18 Mike Gasda Polish Laborer 32 M Prospect Luzerne Leg fractured and back bruised by being struck by a piece of coal at face of chamber
23 Meredith Evans American Runner 23 M Red Ash No. 2 Luzerne Right hip dislocated by being struck by car lever while putting derailed car on track on gangway road.
Feb. 6 Ulie Stetsco Polish Laborer 23 S Sugar Notch No. 9 Luzerne Collar bone broken by being struck by cage lever. Outside.
13 Michael Sheligo Polish Miner 24 S Prospect Luzerne Right leg fractured by flying coal from premature blast at face of chamber.
17 Charles Sharcady Slavonian Laborer 28 M Red Ash No. 2 Luzerne Right ankle dislocated by being struck by a piece of frozen dirt in stripping. Outside.
18 George Kutney Polish Driver 21 S Hollenback No. 2 Luzerne Right leg fractured above the kee by being caught between cars on gangway road.
Mar. 2 Frank Sabenskie Polish Dumper 29 M Dorrance Luzerne Right forearm fractured by fall of top rock at foot of chamber.
13 William Shulonski Lithuanian Miner 29 M South Wilkes-Barre No. 5 Luzerne Ribs fractured and arm lacerated by being struck by derailed car on slope.
14 Francis Boyle American Footman 39 M Dorrance Luzerne Right hand taken off at wrist by ccar running over it wile blosking car at foot of shaft.
16 Frank Kobolka Polish Laborer 26 M Baltimore No. 5 Luzerne Left leg fractured by prop falling on it at face of chamber.
This information was donated by Rosanne Gemzik
This information was typed by Rosanne Mays

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