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Defect in Steering Wheel (1928) | Surnames: Lefort, Lazarre

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Defect in Auto Steering Wheel Caused Fatal Injuries

to Retired Caughnawaga Constable (1928)


Some defect in the steering wheel of an automobile led to the accident which caused the death of Moise Lefort, aged 77, retired constable, of Caughnawaga, on Saturday. Charles Lazarre, of Caughnawaga, whose automobile struck the victim as he returned from the St. Joseph Hospital, from seeing his wife, testified yesterday that his wheel suddenly began to twist in his hands as he neared the victim, walking along there roadside. He was unable to prevent the automobile from swerving towards the edge of the road where Lefort was walking. Continue reading

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