Stringtown, OK Auto And Motor Home Collision, July 1977

EIGHT PEOPLE DIE IN MISHAP IN OKLAHOMA.

Stringtown, Okla. -- Six members of one family and two from another were killed four miles north of here when a motor home collided with a car on a rural road.
The car apparently skidded into the oncoming lane during a rainstorm and was hit broadside by the larger vehicle. Six other persons in the motor home were injured, police said. One occupant of the camper reportedly was thrown 50 feet into a field.
Dead are:
LINDA ROBERSON, 29, Wilburton, Okla.
Her husband, BOYCE JOE ROBERSON.
Their daughters, MELANIE, 3, and AMY, 8.
MRS. ROBERSON'S mother, ESTER MAE McCABE, 51.
MRS. McCABE'S daughter, CARRIE KIRKMAN, 12, all in the car;
and ROBERT BURTON ROBEY, 41, of Fredericksburg, VA., driver of the motor home, and his daughter, MICHELLE JANIS ROBEY, 12.

Huron Daily Plainsman South Dakota 1977-07-15