Delbert E. Hendricks died assisting in an attempt to save Harold D, Holmes from suffocation, Holyrood, Kansas, August 16, 1973. When a workman was overcome in a storage tank that had contained crude oil, Holmes, 54, aided in removing the man but then was overcome before he could leave the tank. Hendricks, 61, gang pusher, descended a ladder into the tank in an attempt to aid Holmes. Hendricks Iikewise was overcome. Two more men, one after the other, entered the tank in an attempt to give assistance. All four men died.
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