Woman Hurt by Auto; Former Gov. Dix Held (29 July 1924)

Woman Hurt by Auto; Former Gov. Dix Held

San Francisco, July 28.–John A. Dix, who told the police that he is the former governor of New York, ran down and seriously injured Mrs. Nellie Keating, 52, in his automobile here today, according to a police report, and was taken into custody by a traffic officer. Mrs. Keating was rushed to the Central Emergency hospital, where it was said that her condition was serious, but not necessarily fatal.

Dix was taken to the police headquarters for examination, and the possible filing of a charge. Dix told the police that he was living at Santa Barbara. He gave his home as Albany, N. Y.

Source: Woman Hurt by Auto; Former Gov. Dix Held, The Washington Post, Washington, District of Columbia, 29 July 1924, p. 1.

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