1897: Wound About a Shafting

Middletown, Conn., Oct. 9.–Joseph Kelley, aged 16, was terribly injured at the factory of the Keating Wheel company Friday afternoon. While adjusting a belt his clothing was caught in a pulley. He was wound about a shafting and hurled 10 feet against a wall. He was picked up unconscious and it was found that one leg was broken in two places and he sustained frightful injuries about the head and body. His home is in Holyoke, Mass.

From The Fitchburg Sentinel (Fitchburg, Massachusetts), Saturday, October 9, 1897.

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