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Shotgun Injures Student


December 2, 2021

Herald of Dec. 5, 1946

A Morrisons Cove High School student was seriously injured when a shotgun being unloaded by a fellow student accidentally discharged. Richard Wetzel, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Weitzel of Fredericksburg, was shot through both legs. A pumpkin ball penetrated the flesh of the right calf and shattered the bone of the left leg below the knee. The youth was a member of a hunting party searching for deer in the Barrens.

A fire broke out near Woodbury in the washhouse at the Clyde Sell home, located along the road from Woodbury to Ravers Gap. By the time firemen arrived...

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