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Toronto Man Dies When Car Ditched

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  • 1933-05-24

"Excessive Speed is Cause of Fatal Accident on Highway 11 William J. Lees, 28, of 612 Harvie Ave., Toronto, was instantly killed late Saturday afternoon when the car he was driving swerved off the highway south of Mr. Clarence Wood's gateway, snap...

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Accident still under investigation

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  • 1986-11-12

"Occurrences investigated by the officers of the Bradford OPP during the week included 11 traffic accidents in which one person was killed and six persons were injured. On the morning of Nov. 1, Nancy Thedoru of Toronto was killed when the car dri...

Bradford Weekly

Highway 11 accident kills Gilford woman

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  • 1987-01-21

"Gilford - a Gilford woman was killed and two persons were sent to hospital in a traffic accident Wednesday (Jan. 14). Jean Taylor, 69, was fatally injured when the car she was driving southbound on Highway 11 struck another head on, Bradford OPP ...

Bradford Weekly

Cobalt Train Badly Wrecked

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  • 1908-07-16

"Serious smashup on the G.T. R. North of Bradford - Engineer, Fireman and Express Messenger Badly Injured" Relates to the Grand Trunk Railway derailment on July 15, 1908.

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Cobalt Express Wreck

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  • 1908-07-23

"The Inquest at Barrie was not concluded. - Evidence of Engineer Meeking and the Report of the Official Investigation Required--Cause of the Accident Not Clear" Relates to the Grand Trunk Railway derailment on July 15, 1908

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Jury Can't Say

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  • 1908-08-06

"Return Open Verdict in Accident Which Caused Fireman's Death" Relates to the Grand Trunk Railway derailment on July 15, 1908

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Wife and Husband in Double Tragedy

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  • 1940-01-24

"Mystery, beyond the understanding of the closest friends of the family, surrounds the horrifying tragedy of the deaths of Mr. and Mrs. F.W. ("Bud") Stephenson in their home above the Bradford Bakery, in which business the former was a partner, so...

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Death of Wilfred Kingsley; Wife Critically Injured

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  • 1950-08

Description : Wilfred Kingsley critically injured his wife, Helen, with a hammer before killing himself. He leaves five children, Johnny, Peter, Jimmy, Gail, and Dawn, his mother, and two sisters, Mrs. Dave Melbourne of Toronto, and Mrs. Gilbert F...

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Town Mourns Fire Chief

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  • 1979-03-28

BRADFORD - They came by the hundreds yesterday (Tuesday) to pay their respects to a dedicated fire fighter - Harold "Butch" Boyd, Bradford's fire chief, who died Saturday in York County Hospital in Newmarket. He was 64. Firefighters from across ...

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