Truck Owner Cleared In Injuries to Boy, 6

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Camden Courier-Post – February 1, 1938

Woodbury, Jan. 31 — A truck owner was absolved of liability today In a suit In the Supreme Court to recover damages for injuries suffered by a six-year-old National Park boy last June.

Judge Samuel M. Shay directed a verdict in favor of Burt Casey, National Park florist, but ruled the suit, also directed against his driver, Maynard Gayner, be continued tomorrow.

Eugene Szostak Sr., brought the suit to recover damages for his son, Eugene Jr. Szostak testified his son’s back was injured by the truck while playing on St. James walk, near his home.

Casey testified Gayner borrowed the truck to go home to dinner on the day of the accident.


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