Own Fault

Kinston Daily Free Press – October 10, 1928
pg. 1

Raleigh, Oct. 10 – The death of Willie King, 20 , negro convict working in the Carolina Coal Company’s mine near Sanford, was entirely accidental and due to his carelessness and disobedience, according to prison officials, following a thorough investigation. King was killed Monday night when he came in contact with a live wire. Investigation disclosed that he was riding on the wrong side of the coal cars, in express violation of instructions, and that this was what caused him to come in contact with a live wire.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s