San Jose, CA (near) Trolley And Auto Crash, Jun 1913

FAMILY KILLED IN AUTO.

TROLLEY CAR KILLS 6 - GRANDPARENTS, PARENTS, AND CHILDREN - IN CALIFORNIA.

Special to The Washington Post.
San Jose, Cal., June 28 - Fate staged a tragic spectacle today on the line of the Peninsula Electric Railroad, between Palo Alto and San Jose, when six persons, all members of three generations of one family, were sent to instant death.
The dead are:
COL. ROBERT POWELL, aged 85.
MRS. ELIZABETH POWELL, his wife, aged 73.
JOHN POWELL, son of Col. Powell, aged 36.
MRS. SALLIE POWELL, his wife, aged 32.
ETHEL M. POWELL, daughter, aged 12.
JOHN ROBERT POWELL, son, aged 10 months.
The entire six met their instant death when the Palo Alto flier crashed into the automobile in which the POWELL family was driving.

The Washington Post District of Columbia 1913-06-29