Obit: Jandrt, Louis (1900? – 1971)


Surnames: Jandrt, Boyce

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 02 Dec 1971

Jandrt, Louis (1900? – 26 NOV 1971)

A rural Boyd man died Friday morning as the result of a car-train collision in the City of Stanley that occurred at approximately 9:35 a.m.

Louis Jandrt, 71, route 1, Boyd, became Chippewa County's 18th traffic fatality.

Chief of Police, John Boyce of Stanley, reported that Jandrt had pulled his car out of a driveway between the Crane Feed Mill and the railroad track that run across the main street of the city, Broadway Street.

Boyce said that Jandr'ts car stalled on the tracks and was hit by an extra freight engine, 734, owned by the Soo Line, as it was traveling east on the tracks.

The car Jandrt was driving was hit broadside before the train could be stopped.

Jandrt was thrown from the car and died at 11 a.m. at Stanley of severe had and body injuries. 



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