Thomas Edward Roland
Son Of Former Residents Badly Hurt In Accident

Thomas Edward Roland, 15 year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Roland of Sesser, is 
in critical condition today from injuries suffered Monday afternoon when he was 
struck by an automobile while riding his bicycle. The Rolands are former residents 
of Mt. Vernon. Thomas was riding his bicycle a half mile east of Sesser when the 
accident occurred. He was taken to St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis, where is (sic.) 
reported to be suffering from brain concussion and other severe injuries.

Burial Place Horse Prairie Cemetery, Franklin County, IL

Source: The Mt Vernon Register News
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 1957
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman 

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