Jennings, LA Cars Collide Head On Kills Five, Sep 1958


Jennings, La. (AP) - Two cars collided head-on near here Monday on an open stretch of U.S. 90, killing five persons, including a Texas grandmother, her daughter and grandchild.
Killed in one car were MRS. LYDIA DAIGLE, 75, MRS. WAZA DAIGLE MEAUX, 51, and WANDA MEAUX, 21, all of 1012 Twelfth St., Port Arthur, Texas.
Victims in the other auto were BILLY JACKSON and CHARLES KEOUGH, both Negroes, from Welsh, La.
Six persons were injured, including two girls in the MEAUX car and four in the other auto.
Police said one car was passing another vehicle on the highway and collided with the car occupied by the Texas group.

The Paris News Texas 1958-09-02