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Troyer, Paul D. (1946-1967)

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(New page: ''Mennonite Weekly Review'' obituary: 19 Jan 1967 p. 3 Birth date: 1946 Category:Mennonite Weekly Review obituaries)
 
 
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<font size="+2">'''Young Truck Driver Crushed by 13-Ton Drag Line Bucket'''</font>
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Sugarcreek, Ohio. &#8212; A freak highway accident near Wilmot, Ohio resulted in instant death for Paul D. Troyer, 21-year-old Amish young man of Mt. Hope, employed as a truck driver by Mullet Coal Co.
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A 13-ton dragline bucket being hauled on a lowboy truck tore loose from its moorings as the truck rounded a curve. It crashed onto the coal truck, crushing the cab and driver. A heavily loaded lumber truck barely missed the wreckage, according to a witness.
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About 800 persons attended funeral services for the Troyer youth, son of Dan M. and Elizabeth Troyer. Several Lancaster County ministers took part in the services.
   
Birth date: 1946
 
   
 
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Latest revision as of 11:20, 2 December 2021

Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1967 Jan 19 p. 3

Birth date: 1946

text of obituary:

Young Truck Driver Crushed by 13-Ton Drag Line Bucket

Sugarcreek, Ohio. — A freak highway accident near Wilmot, Ohio resulted in instant death for Paul D. Troyer, 21-year-old Amish young man of Mt. Hope, employed as a truck driver by Mullet Coal Co.

A 13-ton dragline bucket being hauled on a lowboy truck tore loose from its moorings as the truck rounded a curve. It crashed onto the coal truck, crushing the cab and driver. A heavily loaded lumber truck barely missed the wreckage, according to a witness.

About 800 persons attended funeral services for the Troyer youth, son of Dan M. and Elizabeth Troyer. Several Lancaster County ministers took part in the services.

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