Madion, IN Truck And Auto Collision, Apr 1951


Marion, Ind. -- (AP) -- A man, two young women and a 4-year-old girl were killed early Monday in the collision of an automobile and a tractor-trailer five miles south of Marion.
The dead were:
ARCHIE DELANEY, 45, of Crofton, Ky.
His daughter-in-law, MRS. PEGGY DELANEY, 22, of Detroit.
MRS. DELANEY'S 4-year-old daughter KAY.
MISS EMMA G. CARTER, 18, of Hopkinsville, Ky.
MRS. DELANEY'S husband, JAMES A. DELANEY, 23, and a 2-year-old son, AUSTIN, were injured critically.
State Trooper Joe Mendenhall said it appeared ARCHIE DELANEY was driving his car at high speed north on Indiana 37 and failed to stop for Indiana 9. The tractor-trailer was being driven by EDWARD J. MYERS, 29, of Fort Wayne, Ind. MYERS was not hurt.

Sterling Daily Gazette Illinois 1951-04-09