[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 12th I spent the day in Boston. I called upon Brother Barnes. While I was there A man was run over by the rail car & killed instantly. Was cut in to. I saw the body. It was in A Horrible mangelled form.
[source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]