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Muskogee, OK Two Auto Collision, Aug 1983

TWO-VEHICLE CRASH KILLS SEVEN FAMILY MEMBERS.

From Our Wire Service.
Muskogee, Okla. - Seven members of a family, including five youths, died in a grinding, two-vehicle crash on a state highway.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol investigators said the seven died in the Monday accident when a pickup truck slammed into the passenger door of the family's small station wagon.
Investigators said a third vehicle apparently forced the NEILLS' car off the road when it went left of center. NEILL then lost control and his car swerved back on the road, across both lanes of traffic and onto the opposite shoulder where it rammed into the pickup truck, authorities said.
Killed were FRANK V. NEILL, 43, of Muskogee; his wife, MARILEE NEILL, 38; their three children, PEGGY, 16, DEBORAH, 15, and FRANK, JR., 7; NEILL'S nephew, CHRIS STEINBERG, 6, of Oklahoma City; and NEILL'S niece, STEPHANIE STEINBERG, 14, of Oklahoma City.
The driver of the pickup truck, DONNIE R. McGREW, 46, of Muskogee, was not injured.

Springfield Leader and Press Missouri 1983-08-09

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