Wrightsville, GA Two Car Collision, Jan 1958
3 OF RAY EBERLE ORCHESTRA DEAD IN GEORGIA CRASH THAT KILLS 5.
Wrightsville, Ga., Jan. 20 -- (INS) -- Five persons were killed and two other persons injured in a collision of two cars on U.S. Highway 319 near Wrightsville, Ga., yesterday.
Three of the dead and the two injured persons, both hospitalized with fractures and head injuries, were members of the RAY EBERLE Orchestra enroute to Marianne, Fla., for an engagement.
Police said the driver of the band vehicle was LUCY COLOSIMO, 25, who was killed along with her husband, PHILIP, 31, of Woodside, N.Y., and SALVATORE CARBONE, 27, of East Meadow, L.I., N.Y.
Injured in the crash were N. J. ZELMAN, 27, and JACK SHOMER, 27, both of New York City.
Both occupants of the second auto were killed. They were identified as HERBERT JACKSON, 45, and R. W. JACKSON, 27, of Bartow, Ga.
Officers reported that the accident occurred when the car in which the JACKSONS were riding veered from its lane into the path of the oncoming auto bearing the orchestra members.
The Bridgeport Post Connecticut 1958-01-20