Portland, OR Head On Auto Collision, Aug 1958
HEAD-ON COLLISION KILLS SIX NEAR PORTLAND.
Portland, Oregon (AP) - A head-on collision killed six persons, including one from Yakima, Wash., and another from Vancouver, B.C.
Killed in the accident were:
RONALD GENE THOMPSON, 18, of Yakima;
RONALD W. FOUTS, 22, Vancouver, B.C.;
HENRY BROWNING, 73, and his wife, DELLA, 71, both of Keller, Tex.;
HOWARD D. NELSON, 51;
and his daughter, PATRICIA, 22, both of Dallas, Tex.
The Thompson youth and Fouts were in one car with JAMES H. WHITE, 17, Yakima, who was injured.
The Brownings and the Nelsons were in the other car, the Nelsons starting home after visiting a daughter in Portland. Nelson's wife, IRENE, was thrown from the car and injured.
The collision occurred on the Banfield Expressway leading into the Columbia River Highway on U.S. 30, near where a four-lane road narrows to two lanes just west of the Troutdale intersection east of Portland.
Herald And News Klamath Falls Oregon 1958-08-25