Strawn, TX Auto Wreck, Apr 1931

Mingus Girl Killed In Motor Accident

Special to the News.

RANGER, Texas, April 25. -- Miss Vera Rafelle, Mingus girl, was killed instantly three miles south of Strawn when the car in which she was riding overturned several times.

Miss Rafelle was riding with Jim Venturia of Mingus and Dottie Marine of Ranger. According to Venturia, he met a car that crowded him off the highway until two wheels of his car were on the dirt shoulder. He tried to get back on the pavement and in this effort he lost control of the car. Miss Marine escaped with slight injuries and eVnturia [sic] was uninjured.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 26 Apr 1931