Waco, TX Auto And Train Crash, Apr 1951


Waco, Tex., April 13. - (AP) - Five persons were killed yesterday when a crack passenger train smashed into an automobile at a grade crossing here.
The dead, all occupants of the car, were:
MRS. JAMES HAY, 34, of Lorena.
MRS. HAY'S 11-months-old daughter, RITA ALICE.
MRS. ETHEL McNEIL of Waco, mother of Mrs. Hay.
MR. and MRS. ARTHUR DENNING, both of Waco.
Lorena is about 12 miles south of here.
R. A. Yates of Lorena, a witness, said the car had almost cleared the track when the Missouri-Kansas-Texas road's Texas Special hit it. MR. DENNING was driving.

Indiana Gazette Pennsylvania 1951-04-13