LaGrange, GA Auto And Train Crash, Jun 1940

SIX DIE IN TRAIN CRASH.

CAR FULL OF ALABAMA YOUNG PEOPLE KILLED.

LaGrange, GA. (AP) - Six young people comprising an automobile party from Alabama were killed Sunday night when their car apparently struck a train at a crossing.
Corporal J. W. White of the Georgia State Patrol gave the names of the victims as:
DON PRITCHARD DAVIS, 18, Shawmut, Ala.;
ROBERT J. OWEN, 19, of Shawmut;
ADDIE MAE WALLACE, 19, of Shawmut;
CLIFFORD CREAM, 20, Langdale, Ala.;
GENELLE ROBINSON, age unknown, Lanette, Ala.;
and one person unidentified.
Corporal White said none in the car escaped death and added the car apparently ran into the side of the locomotive of an Atlanta, Birmingham and Coast train at Lee's Crossing about two miles south of LaGrange.

The Nebraska State Journal Lincoln 1940-06-17