Child, 5, Dies From Car Injuries

Tupper Lake, N. Y., July 2 — (AP) —Ernest Dechene, 5, died in the Mercy General Hospital Saturday from injuries suffered when struck by the automobile of John Blakeman Crawford, who gave his address as the New Rochelle Y.M.C.A.

Crawford told police after the accident Friday that his machine struck the child as he chased a ball into the highway.

As reported Monday, July 2, 1934, page 8, column 7 in Ogdensburg Journal, Ogdensburg, New York.



Dechene Ernest J.

29 Jun Altamont 38566

New York. Albany. Department of Health, Vital Records Section. “Death Index, 1934”, entry for Ernest J. Dechene; preservation microfiche.


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