Edgefield, SC Auto Crashes Into Tree, Jun 1959

SIX TEENAGERS DIE AS CAR HITS TREE.

Edgefield, S.C. (AP) - Six young people, among them three members of one family, were killed and two injured Friday night when their automobile left a rural road at high speed and smashed into a pecan tree.
The dead were listed as:
WILLIAM ALBERT MITCHELL, 18;
JOHNNY LEE, 19;
his sisters ANNIE LEE, 15, and PEARL LEE, 21, all of Graniteville;
HATTIE WEST, 18;
and ANNIE BELLE DANIELS, 18, both of Johnston.
Injured critically were JOHNNY WILLIAM PERRY, 19, identified as the driver, and SAMMY WEST, JR., 16.

San Bernardino County Sun California 1959-06-07