Defendant's truck was overloaded with unslaked lime and a piece which fell off was picked up by the child plaintiff, who put the lime in a bucket of damp earth which he was carrying. In the resulting explosion plaintiff lost one eye and injured the other. Held, the intervening act of a person over whom the defendant had no control broke the chain of causation. Leoni v. Reinhard, 327 Pa. 391, 194 A. 490 (1937).
Stanton J. Schuman,
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