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Mansfield, OH Bus And Automobile Collision, Apr 1953

TWO CLEVELANDERS KILLED, 11 INJURED IN BUS-CAR CRASH.

Mansfield, O., April 6 (UP) -- Two middle-aged Cleveland men were killed and 11 bus passengers bruised and shaken up early today in a collision between a Greyhound bus and a car on a hill just outside Mansfield.
The bus was climbing the Ashland Road hill on U.S. 42, one-half mile northeast of the city, at about 3 a.m. when a car struck the bus almost headon.
The two Cleveland men were passengers in the car. JOSEPH GARAHAM died in the crash of a crushed chest. The second man, THOMAS MANAGHAM, died two hours later in a Mansfield hospital of internal injuries.
In critical condition is the driver of the car, JOHN KONKOL, 40, also of Cleveland. He suffered possible skul fracture and other injuries.
Most of the passengers on the bus were bound for Cleveland. None was seriously hurt. The bus driver, 33-year old JOE C. FREEMAN of Columbus, escaped with minor bruises.

Sandusky Register Star News Ohio 1953-04-06

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