The San Francisco Call. January 26, 1904 YOUTH DIES AFTER VIEW OF HORROR
Train Passenger Sees a Dead Man and Succumbs.
SANTA CRUZ; Jan. 25. - Harry Chandler, aged 21 years, died at San Jose as a result of the shock he received Saturday afternoon near San Mateo, when he saw the remains of a man who had been run over and killed by a train.
Chandler was taken ill in San Francisco, but his illness was not of a serious nature and he was on the way home. After the man was killed the train stopped and the remains were taken to the side of the track and were in front of the window which Chandler looked through. He fainted and was taken to San Jose, but never regained consciousness.
Chandler was formerly assistant city electrician here. Recently he had been employed by a power company at Crockett. He was a member of the Red Men and Maccabees, He was of a sensitive nature and never could bear to see anything which caused people to suffer.