Shamrock, TX Head On Auto Crash, Sep 1955

SHAMROCK CRASH KILLS 6, INJURES 4.

Shamrock, Sept. 23 (INS) - Six persons were killed and four other critically injured Thursday in a head-on automobile collision on Highway 66 four miles east of Shamrock, Tex.

Dead are:
MR. and MRS. SHELBY FITZSIMMONS and their small daughter, DONNA JO, of Sallisaw, Okla.;
JOHNNY LITTLEJOHN, 5-year-old son of MR. and MRS. WILLIAM LITTLEJOHN of Shamrock;
and SAMUEL BRABHAM and;
MILILER LEROY GASKIN, believed to be from Connecticut.

MR. and MRS. LITTLEJOHN, the dead boy's parents; MRS. ROBERT SHARP of Shamrock; and FERGUSON K. CROSS, who was riding in the Connecticut car, are in critical condition.

Another LITTLEJOHN son, two-year-old DANNY, also was injured.
Highway patrolmen said the car in which the LITTLEJOHNS and FITZSIMMONS were riding was attempting to pass a truck when it collided with the Connecticut car, which they said was on the wrong lane of a four-lane highway.

Corsicana Daily Sun Texas 1956-09-23