South Charleston, OH Auto And Train Collision, Jan 1958

FOUR YOUTHS, MOTHER OF 3 OF THEM, KILLED.

Springfield, Ohio (AP) - Four young persons and the mother of three of them were killed late yesterday in a car-train crash.
The car, in which all the victims were riding, was a mass of twisted steel after it came to rest 451 feet from the point of impact.
The accident involved the crack Manhattan Limited of the Pennsylvania Railroad, en route to New York. It happened about one-half mile west of nearby South Charleston at the Jamestown Pike crossing. No one aboard the train was injured and it proceeded under its own power.
Sheriff's deputies identified the dead as EDDIE WALTER JEFFERS, 20, the driver; his brothers, HERMAN, 15, and HOMER, 13; their mother MRS. CORA JEFFERS, 50, all of Rt. 1, Mount Sterling, and LINDA KAY LOGAN, 12, Rt. 2, South Charleston.

The Plain Speaker Hazleton Pennsylvania 1958-02-01