Plants, Carrie Louise
Descendants of James Otmer Plants
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Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
April 12, 1943
Two Violent Deaths Here
Child Killed at Henderson
Mason County's third highway death of 1943 occured here this morning when Carrie Plants, 7-year-old daughter of Mr and Mrs J O Plants of near Henderson was killed. The child is reported to have run in front of a car at the Henderson end of the Henderson-Point Pleasant Bridge. A R Knight of Pomeroy, driver of the car, rushed the child to the Point Clinic here where she died a short time later.
State police are investigation.
First highway victim of the year was David T Haggy, killed at Camp Conley. Second Victum was Harry McDaniel, 4, killed on Route 35.
PLANTS RITES WAIT BROTHER'S ARRIVAL
Funeral arrangements for Carrie Louise Plants, age 7, who was struck and killed by an automobile yesterday near the Henderson-Point Pleasant Bridge, are incomplete, pending the arrival of a brother, Alfred, who is with the United States Navy, and who left Key West Florida last night enroute home.
The child was a pupil in Room Two at Henderson School and was an excellent student.
The accident occurred at noon as she was returning to school after having gone to a store nearby to purchase her lunch. She was rushed to the clinic here where she died a few hours later.
She was born October 1, 1935.
Survivors, in addition to the brother Alfred, are the parents and brothers and sisters as follows: James, Margaret, Samuel, Carol, Dorsel, and Virginia Ann, all at home.
Last Update January 4, 2005