Wheeling, IL Auto And Train Collision, Dec 1953
FAMILY OF SEVEN KILLED IN CAR-TRAIN COLLISION.
Chicago (AP) - A family of seven was wiped out by an automobile-train collision at a Soo Line crossing near suburban Wheeling Sunday night.
Killed in the crash were:
FRED GALLE, 37-year-old, Cary, Ill., laborer;
his wife, VIOLET, 33;
and their children, EVELYN, 10; JOHN, 8; ELAINE, 6; and CAROL ANN, 1.
A 12-year-old daughter, AUDREY, died several hours later of injuries including a skull fracture.
Freeport Journal-Standard Illinois 1953-12-21