Camden, SC Train And Truck Crash, Aug 1935

EIGHT KILLED WHEN TRAIN STRIKES TRUCK.

NINTH MEMBER OF PARTY REPORTED DYING IN HOSPITAL.

Camden, S.C., Aug. 5. - Eight persons were dead and a ninth was believed to be dying Sunday night of injuries received when a light truck collided with a Seaboard Airline Passenger train at a crossing here, Saturday, throwing some of them beneath the wheels of the moving train.
The dead:
J. VAN BAKER, 55, owner of the truck, and MRS. BAKER, 55;
MURRAY BAKER, 19, driver of the truck;
SAMUEL BAKER, 22, and J. V. BAKER, JR., 18, all sons of Mr. and Mrs. Baker;
MRS. STEVE BAKER, a daughter-in-law; GAYLORD JORDAN, 18, and HERBERT JORDAN, 16, of Kershaw County.
STEVE BAKER, the ninth member of the party, was said at the hospital to have
"extremely little chance" for recovery.

The Winnipeg Tribune Manitoba Canada 1935-08-05