Train Accident

WOMAN KILLED BY C&O TRAIN, HUSBAND IS HURT  

Submitted by Pam Hutchinson

Ironton Register 26 Oct 1920 

Mrs. Floyd Whitt, age 40, of Pennsylvania Furnace, was instantly killed Saturday, when a C&O freight train struck the machine in which she and her husband were riding. Her husband was badly injured but will recover. The machine turned over several times , throwing the occupants out and dragging them about 150 feet. Besides her husband she is survived by five children, two sons and three daughters.
Funeral services were held today with burial in the Argillite cemetery under direction of Undertaker Stapf of Greenup.