Edward “Ed” Carrick was the son of Lucinda “Cindy” Logan Carrick and Robert M. Carrick. He was born 5 February 1882 in Washington County, Illinois. He married Alva Maude Wilson of Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa, Valentine’s Day, 1911. Ed Carrick died 14 September 1914 in Brighton, Washington County, Iowa, as the result of a train accident. The article below tells the story. Ed’s brother, Roy Carrick, died three years prior (9 August 1911) of diabetes in Washington County, Illinois. The newspaper article is from the Morning Sun News-Herald of 17 September 1914.