Killed by Auto

July 11, 1918

Philip C. Yingling Crushed to Death at Ridgeville on July 4

Philip C. Yingling, 40 years old, a well known business man of Baltimore, came to Sykesville on the morning of the Fourth on a business trip and then started for Frederick. At Ridgeville he stopped to have a tire repaired and his machine inspected.

He was standing by the automobile when the machine of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Reese, of Washington, driven by their son, Julian, swung into the Frederick pike from he Rockville road. Mr. Yingling was struck by the Reese car and was smashed against his own machine. He was rushed to a Frederick hospital, but died 10 minutes after arrival. Young Reese, said to be only 15 years old, was arrested.

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