Name: Paul G. "Pete" Hildebrandt Jr.
From: The Daily Herald,
Date: Thursday, November 18, 1954
Injuries Fatal to Paul Hildebrandt Jr.
Paul Hildebrandt, 54, of 408 W. Wood st., Palatine, died Saturday in St. Joseph's hospital of injuries suffered when he was struck by a truck Friday morning.
Hildebrandt received a skull fracture and other injuries after the accident at routes 12 and 68, three miles north of Palatine. He had been walking west across the intersection when he was hit be a truck driven by John S. Wawrzon, 1251 Elizabeth st., Madison who was traveling northwest on route 12.
Wawrzon told state police that he did not see the pedestrian in time to avoid the accident.
Hildebrandt had been employed as a bartender.