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KOLLASCH_Raymond_W_1954_AccidentalDeath_12Nov_TheIndianapolisStar_IndianapolisIN - Sand Suffocates Crane Operator Gary Ind. (Spl.)...
Sand Suffocates Crane Operator Gary Ind. (Spl.) A 47-year-old 47-year-old 47-year-old 47-year-old 47-year-old father of eight children, working a night job as a crane operator to supplement earnings earnings as a daytime steelworker, was suffocated under 10 tons of sand near Griffith late Wednesday. ' Workmen worked three hours with acetylene torches to free the body of Raymond Kollasch, who lived near Gary, from a sand hopper in which he was trapped. Jack Wilson of Gary, foreman foreman at the gravel pit where Kollasch had been working as a craneman, said the victim may have climbed into the hopper hopper to remove a timber that had jammed the hopper in the mouth when the wet sand suddenly suddenly caved in.

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  1. The Indianapolis Star,
  2. 12 Nov 1954, Fri,
  3. Page 43

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