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ACCIDENT AT CROFT PIT. - On Saturday morning a girl named GEAR, living on the Newhouses and employed on the screens at Croft Pit, was injured by being crushed by a waggon against part of the structure underneath the screens, the woman failing to notice the approach of the waggon as she was crossing the line.
    The woman was conveyed on one of the locomotives to the new brake and afterwards walked home.  Luckily her injuries were not so serious as might have been.