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Alanreed, TX Auto And Truck Collision, Mar 1935

FOUR MEMBERS OF SHAMROCK FAMILY KILLED IN CRASH.

AUTOMOBILE AND TRUCK IN COLLISION ON HIGHWAY NEAR ALANREED.

Shamrock, March 6. -- (AP) -- Four members of a Shamrock family were killed and three other persons were injured last night when the automobile in which they were returning home from church collided with a truck two miles west of Alanreed.
The dead:
RALPH INMAN.
MRS. RALPH INMAN.
Their two-year-old baby daughter, NORMA JO.
MRS. INMAN'S father, RALPH E. DALY.
The injured:
MRS. RALPH E. DALY, bruised and severely shaken.
Her mother, MRS. STRINGER, bruised and shaken.
MISS JAKIE CUDE, shaken and bruised.
None of the injured was in a serious condition, friends said.
The group was returning from church at Group about 11 p.m. when their car hit a westbound truck head-on, the collision occuring on Highway 66. One side of the truck ripped the top from the car.
DALY was driving the car. MRS. INMAN and the baby were thrown out on the pavement while the others who lost their lives received head injuries that caused instant death.
The truck driver, whose name was not learned, stopped and rendered aid. He helped put the victims in an ambulance called from Shamrock.
INMAN was employed as a fireman at the American Natural Gas plant.

Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light Texas 1935-03-08



article | by Dr. Radut