|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||56 to 60|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||5/12/1912|
|Cause of Death||Thrown from vehicle|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Emergency vehicle operations , Responding to/returning from incident|
On May 12, 1912, Chicago Fire Department Driver Casper Snite of Engine 113 died in the line of duty after he was thrown from a hose cart when it struck a rut in the road at the intersection of Harrison Street and 45th Avenue. He was transported to Robert Burns Hospital, where he died from his injuries.
Obituary of Casper Snite, Chicago Daily Tribune, May 13, 1912.