Ed Lucas was killed when falling timber struck his head while he worked. His employer W.D. Hackney was the informant for his death certificate, but knew little of Lucas, and the document notes: “Deceased was an unknown laborer at Wagon Factory.”
Update, 16 July 2022:
Evening Chronicle (Charlotte, N.C.), 2 May 1910.
Thanks to Carol Ten Hoopen for locating this article.