DEATH AUTO SOUGHT IN VAIN.
The New York Times
April 10, 1914
Man Run Down Near Coney Island Dies—May Be Frank Daly.
The man who was run down on Ocean Parkway at Neck Road, near Coney Island, late Wednesday night, by an automobile, which then disappeared at a high speed, died at noon in the Coney Island Hospital without regaining consciousness. No trace of the automobile has been found. There were no witnesses to the accident.
Detective Joseph Donovan of the Coney Island Police Station found a card in the man's pocket, which had been issued by the Municipal Lodging House at the foot of East Twenty-fifth Street, and which bore the number 65. At the lodging house it was found that No. 65 was entered in the books as Frank Daly. Daly answered the description of the dead man. He had stated that he came from Ireland and had been working as a porter in hotels. He left the lodging house on March 31.
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