Foster’s Daily Democrat, Dover, N.H.
Thursday Evening, September 30, 1982
DOVER – A Dover man who was injured while trying to crawl under a moving train Wednesday night was listed in stable condition this morning at Wentworth-Douglas Hospital, police said.
After talking to witnesses, police said Ernest Remick, 31, of 4 Ham St. sustained extensive injuries at 8:53 pm when he crawled beneath a Boston and Maine Railroad train moving eastbound at between 2 and 4 miles per hour. Then incident occurred on Central Avenue near Dunkin Donuts, police said.
Remick, who witnesses said was dragging a bicycle behind him when he crawled beneath the train, sustained a fractured skull, extensive skull lacerations, a fractured right shoulder and nerve injuries to his right arm when he was struck by the train, police said.
Doctors operated on Remick after the incident and he was resting this morning in the hospital’s intensive care unit, hospital officials said.