Aurora, IN Truck And Train Crash, Jun 1944

TRAIN-TRUCK CRASH KILLS SIX ON SWIMMING PARTY.

Aurora, Ind. (INS) - A party ended in tragedy Saturday when six persons, riding to a swimming pool in a small truck, were killed instantly in a collision with a west bound Baltimore & Ohio passenger train near Aurora.
Dead were:
MRS. THELMA RYAN AUSTIN, 17, Cincinnati, Ohio;
YOUNGER A WHISMAN, 23, Middletown, Ohio;
OKEL BOWLING, 21, Harbin, Ky.;
GEORGE STEELE, 17;
MRS. KATHERINE McALLISTER, 16, and her sister, MISS LENA MAE BROOKS, 15, all of Aurora.

Nebraska State Journal Lincoln 1944-06-18