Domestic Servant Killed by Train at Balbriggan

Published: 6 July 1913

Annie Riley, a domestic servant, originally from Louth, was killed today when she was struck by a train at Balbriggan. It appears that Ms. Riley was crossing the tracks to deliver a note to the nun in charge of the Trim Industrial School, where she had been educated, but did not see the train. According to witnesses, she was warned by people standing nearby of the approaching train but did not hear their cries. She was killed instantly, and Dr Hayes pronounced her dead. There were two injuries to her head but apart from that, her body was uninjured.

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