George Hugh Berry

George Hugh Berry

Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 Apr 1975 (aged 46)
Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Lot 449, Section 2, Grave A.
Memorial ID 17299312 · View Source
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Driver Succumbs To Burns
George Hugh Berry, forty-six, 97 W. Main, North East, burned to death this morning in the cab of the gasoline tank­er he was driving.
State Police said that about 4:15 a.m. Berry apparently fell asleep at the wheel of his vehicle and the tanker went out of control, off the road, jackknifed, and exploded. Berry died of burns, accord­ing to police, not injuries suf­fered before the explosion. Berry was a driver for the J.R. Bull outlet for Pennzoil-United, Inc., North East. Police said damage to the truck and loss of gasoline amounted to about $47,000.

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  • Created by: Al Berry
  • Added: 4 Jan 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17299312
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Hugh Berry (7 Apr 1929–15 Apr 1975), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17299312, citing Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Al Berry (contributor 46792858) .