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Shocking Fatality at Treherbert – Haulier Run Over

Shocking Fatality at Treherbert. A HAULIER RUN OVER.

On Monday evening a haulier, named Mark Taff, 50 years of age, employed by Mr Collins (contractor under the Rhondda Valley Brewery Company, and resiling at Penyrenglyn, fell off the front part of the dray to the ground as the horses were turning round the corner of the street, and the wheels of the heavy vehicle went over his body. He was picked up unconscious, and riled about ten minutes afterwards. The deceased leaves a widow and five children. He was a native of Somerset, and the remains will be conveyed there by train on Thursday.

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Treorchy Pets: The haulier Edward Collins lived at no 2 Station at Treherbert with about 50 horses stables at the current site of Treherbert park.

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