INSTANTLY KILLED AT FRIENDSHIP. Michael Berry was struck and killed by a Shawmut special north bound train carrying Shawmut Officials on the PS & N about 6 o’clock, Saturday evening about 1 mile and a half east of Friendship village. He spent the afternoon in the village and was walking along the track when he was struck by the train. He evidently did not hear the train approaching. Berry was 50 years old and unmarried. He worked on a farm near this place and had no relatives in this country.
(Reprinted from Cannonball Volume 26, Issue 2, Page 7; The Newsletter of Pittsburg Shawmut & Northern Railroad Historical Society)