Injured Electrician Dies

Salem, Or., Oct. 2.—Al Newsome [sic], the electrician who fell from the coping at the base of the dome in the capitol Thursday afternoon, while employed rewiring that part of the building, died at the Salem hospital at 2 this morning as a result of the injuries received from the fall.  The electrician sustained a serious fracture of the skull.  The remains will be shipped to Portland for interment.

Source: Portland Oregonian, October 2, 1909. 

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