The Quincy Herald Whig
FIND DEATH RESULTED FROM AUTO
coroner's jury, in charge of R. J. Connery, deputy coroner, met
in the Stormer funeral home Saturday afternoon at 3:30 to
inquire into the death of George H. Gille, well known insurance
man, who died in his home, 622 South Eighteenth street, Saturday
morning as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile
accident two weeks ago.
returned that death was caused by an embolism, resulting from
accident injuries. Mr. Gille sustained numerous cuts and bruises
about the body. Mrs. Gille, who was also bruised and cut; Ben
Laurich, second assistant chief of the fire department and a
son-in-law of Mr. Gille, and a son, Milton Gille testified .
Mrs. Gille were on their way to St. Louis and as they approached
a bridge over Salt river, seven miles south of Hannibal on Route
61. Mr. Gille pulled out from behind a truck, which swerved at
the same time to cross the bridge. The Gille car hit the bridge
with considerable force. The driver of the truck, who did not
stop is unknown.
[Source: Quincy Herald Whig,
Sunday, Nov. 4, 1934 – transcribed by Debbie Gibson]