Harrisonville, MO Two Car Crash Kills Eight, Aug 1958


Harrisonville, Mo. (AP) - Eight persons from California and Missouri were killed and two others were injured in a two-car head-on crash north of Harrisonville Monday.
The dead:
ANDREW BOYD JONES, 34, Sun Valley, Calif.;
his wife LETHA, about 30;
their children, SUSIE, 5, and LARRY GENE, 9;
EARL R. JONES, 52, Nevada, Mo., brother of Andrew Jones;
RICKIE GALLOWAY, 5, Nevada, Mo.;
MAURICE JONES, 43, Kansas City, Mo.;
and NORMAN WAYNE JONES, 35, Huntington Park, Calif.
Trooper R. L. Hampton of the highway patrol said the crash occurred on a curve on dry pavement during clear visibility. He said one car apparently crossed the center line.

Statesman Journal Salem Oregon 1958-08-26