The Quincy Herald

Quincy, IL


November 4, 1934


 

GOINGS ON IN ADAMS COUNTY
 

  The Quincy Herald Whig

 

FIND DEATH RESULTED FROM AUTO ACCIDENT

     A 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.

     The jury 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 .

     Mr. and 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]

 

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