Kapuskasing, ON Bus and Truck Wreck, Oct 1961
BUS WRECK KILLS THREE, HURTS 18.
Kapuskasing, Ont. (AP) - A U.S. Air Force School Bus slammed into the back of a gravel truck near here Monday, killing the driver and three children and injuring 18 others.
Airman JAMES HARRIS, 21, of Lakeland, Fla., the bus driver, was killed when his vehicle plowed into the truck, one of several hauling gravel for construction near this northern Ontario town.
The son and daughter of the commanding officer of the U.S. radar base at nearby Lowther, Maj. Arthur Fox of Chicago, were killed. MELVYN FOX, 11, and his sister KAREN, 12, were sitting in the front passenger seat. Their brother GREGORY was among the injured.
JOHN MORGAN, 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Morgan, who come from Wisconsin, died in a hospital here during the night.
Five of the injured children were flown to the hospital at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Akron, Ohio.
LAGRY BROWN, 10.
DEBBIE STULAND, 8.
JEAN and JOE SWAIN, both 7.
and MICHAEL NEWCOMB, 11.
Daily Times-News Burlington North Carolina 1961-10-24