Unit 7 Exercise 3

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When is it bad to be first?

There are thousands of accidents every day, involving trains, , cars and planes. In many of these accidents, people . But when did the first die in a train accident, a car accident or a plane crash?

On 15th September 1830, there was a in Liverpool, England between different railway engines. Many people came to , including William Huskisson, a of the British government. Huskisson was and did not see one of the engines, The Rocket, coming him. It at about 40 kilometres per hour. It hit him and he the first person to die in a railway accident.