Brooksville, FL Auto And Truck Collision, Dec 1957

FOUR GIRLS SEEKING MONEY FOR POOR KILLED IN CRASH.

Brooksville, Fla., Dec. 18 (UP) - Four teen-aged girls from a school on their way to collect money for the poor were killed near here Tuesday when their speeding car collided with a truck.
Two other girls and a male chaperone were seriously injured, the Florida Highway Patrol here reported.
Pasco County Judge A. J. Hayward at the scene said all six girls were students at Forest Lake Academy, a Seventh Day Adventist High School five miles north of Orlando.
The patrol identified the dead as:
LINDA HARDY, of Melbourne;
CAROLYN BLANCHARD, of Cocoa;
CLAIRE PRUE, of Fort Lauderdale;
and DONNA REES, home town unavailable immediately.

Lubbock Morning Avalanche Texas 1957-12-19