Deming, NM Two Car Collision, Jun 1959

2 LONG BEACH CARS HIT ON PLAINS; THREE DIE.

Deming, N.M. (AP) - Two cars from Long Beach, Calif., met head-on on the New Mexico plains yesterday, killing three Californians.
The dead were identified as MR. and MRS. HUGH McKINLEY SURRATT, Long Beach, and a woman believed to be Surratt's sister.
State policeman Guy Dunivan said charges of involuntary manslaughter were being prepared against the driver of the other car, NATHANIEL SELLERS, also of Long Beach.

San Bernardino County Sun California 1959-06-07