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Carroll Tree Trimmer Killed on Iowa Farm-1949

KRAMER, LILLY

Posted By: cheryl moonen (email)
Date: 12/21/2017 at 19:49:15

Daily Nonpareil, Tuesday, July 12, 1949, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Page 12

Carroll Tree Trimmer
Killed on Iowa Farm

DES MOINES, AP-Norbert J. Kramer, 23, was killed Monday when he fell into a high tension wire while trimming a tree on a farm three and one-half miles east of Altoona.

An employee of the Wright tree trimming service, Kramer was cutting a limb from a tree on the De Grott farm two miles south of highway 6, deputy coroner, Jack R. Lilly, said.

As the limb fell, Kramerís leg was entangled in it when he was thrown into a 7,500 volt wire.

Kramerís home is in Carroll. He was unmarried.


 

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