Thomasville, AL Auto Plunges Off Road, Jul 1956
SIX ARE KILLED AS CAR PLUNGES OFF ROAD IN CLARKE COUNTY.
By The Associated Press.
In Clarke County six were killed when their car plunged off a road and smashed into a creek bed.
The car was on a straight stretch of Alabama Highway 5 just northeast of Thomasville when it left the road in the small hours of Sunday morning. Highway Patrolman James Johnson said. Not until some 7 1/2 hours later was the car spotted.
By then four persons were dead and three unconscious. Only one, 3-year-old DAVID MONTGOMERY, survived and he is in a Grove Hill hospital in fair condition.
Johnson said the dead, all Negroes were ALBERT NOBLES, 34, the driver; MINNIE MONTGOMERY, 65; HATTIE LEE MONTGOMERY, 26; JOHN H. MONTGOMERY, 19; MAY LEAN MONTGOMERY, 16 months; and ARLEAN ARMSTEAD, 41.
Anniston Star Alabama 1956-07-30