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Dennis George "Mort" Sullivan (1922-1964)

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The Whitehorse Star - Monday, October 5, 1964

Headline: Man dies when Cassiar truck rolls, 1964

    Dennis George "Mort" Sullivan of Whitehorse, died Saturday night after the cab of the Cassiar truck which he was driving north on the Alaska Highway overturned. The accident occurred at 11:30 p.m.

    Returning to Whitehorse on a routine run with a load from Cassiar Mine, the big burly driver apparently suffocated when jammed in the upside-down cab.

    So far as is known now, no other vehicle was involved in the accident, which occurred at Mile 738, between Morley River and Swift River in the B.C. section of the highway.

    Mr. Sullivan lived at 2201 Seventh Avenue in Whitehorse and had been with Territorial Supply for several years as a driver, as well as at the Tintina property.

    Company officials and RCMP at Whitehorse are making every effort to locate next of kin. Funeral will be held Wednesday, Oct, 7 at 3 p.m. from Christ Church Cathedral.