Fort Wayne, IN Auto Accident, Sep 1942
MAN IS KILLED, FIVE HURT, AS AUTOS CRASH.
Fort Wayne, Ind., Sept. 6 -- (AP) -- One man was injured fatally in a two-car crash that injured five other persons last night in road 3 north of here.
JOHN HILL, 62, of Albion, Ind., passenger in a car driven by PAUL MILLER, 38, also of Albion, died of chest injuries and a skull fracture in St. Joseph's hospital here.
The injured, all but MILLER of Fort Wayne, were:
MRS. ROBERT DENINGER, 30, possible back injuries, lacerations.
OTTO PETERSON, 77, right hip fracture and concussion.
MRS. OTTO PETERSON, his wife, 68, jaw fracture.
LAURA JUILARD, 62, possible skull fracture and lacerations.
They were taken to St. Joseph hospital.
Indiana state police said the southbound car driven by MILLER, who was hurt slightly, swerved and collided with the oncoming car driven by ROBERT DENINGER, 37, who was reported uninjured.
Kokomo Tribune Indiana 1942-09-07