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SHOCKING ACCIDENT AT LLANELLY. I LOCOMOTIVE CRUSHES A LITTLE. BOY. A shocking accident oeeurred in Railwsy- place, Llanelly, on Thursday afternoon, bv which the two-year-old lion of Mr Charles Dymoek, shunter, Railway-place, los this life The little boy was playing near the railway which runs froua the Old Castle Works through the Seaside to Neviil's Docks, and got en the line juat as a locomotive engine passed bv. The child was knocked down, and the I v^beels passed over him, severing belli his arms, and inflicting a terrible gash on the bead. Tha unfortunate child died shortly after. INQUEST ON THE BODY. The inquest was held this (Friday) after- noon at the Capel Als Schoolroom, before the deputy coroner, Mr Spewart. — John Evans, Poplar Cottage, St. David- street, said that he was in charge of an engine and five trucks on Thursday afternoon, and was on the way from the Old Castle to tho Dolau siding. When near t.be Biitannia Inn be alopped the engine in order to oil the machinery when a little boy ran up to him and said that a. boy's head had been knocked off. He immediately ordered the stoker te run bMk and see what had happened. BoLh he and the stoker were on the leok out when the engine was in motion, the stoker silting ou the buffer, where he and a full view of anything en the lino, but neither of them saw anything. The buffer of the engine was so low that it would bo impossible for the child to get under or for the train to pass over it,— Elllma Tbomas, Railway-place, said sho was tture the child wa.s struck by the front part of tho engine, but William Nicholas, m&nuar, said that was not what he saw. It was one of the trucks that passed over the child, and not the engine.—Miss Griffiths, matron o £ the hospital, said tho child had both arms badiv crushed., and there was a big gash on the head. Death was due to shock from the injuries.—Tho foreman faid no blame could bo attached to anyone, aud the remainder of the jury agreed with this except Mr William Evans.-— There were thirteen members of the jury, and all twelve were sufficient to return a verdict tbe Coroner told Air Evans that he need not sign the finding, and a verdict of Accidental death was then returned by the rest.

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