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Man Killed on Motorcycle

Herald of June 12, 1947

Dean Gunnett, 49, of Williamsburg died as a result of a motorcycle accident on William Penn Highway near Yellow Springs. The motorcycle collided with the side of a coal truck and Gunnett was thrown to the ground and killed instantly.

M.E. Replogle, general manager of the Replogle Motor Company, was flying to New York City to attend a business meeting of Ford, Lincoln and Mercury dealers at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Ford Motor Company president Henry Ford II was speaking at the meeting.

Miss Darlene G. Smith, daughter of Susan V. Smith of Martinsburg, accepted a pos...


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