phineas gage was working on the railroad with his crew. blowing holes in the mountain.
Phinieas was digging the hole and putting the gunpowder, sand , and wick inside .
Phineas gets distracted by two workers fighting, and
The Phineus walks back to the hole he forgets to put the sand in and strikes the stick in the hole and it explodes and sends the stick through his head and coming out the other end landing 80ft away from him.
Phineus is rushed to the towns physician, but he wasn't there so he went without care for 30 minutes until the town next door sent him their physician.
Phineus then lived for eleven years then died of a infection in his wound.