Kemah, TX Head On Two Car Crash, Oct 1965


Kemah, Tex. (UPI) - Two automobiles smashed headon on Texas Highway 146 two miles south of Kemah, Tex., killing eight persons and critically injuring a ninth.
One of the cars, carrying seven of the victims, burst into flames at the impact.
DAVID DORFMAN, 50, of Texas City, Tex., was killed when he was thrown from the other vehicle.
The other victims, all in the burned car, were PAULINE and JOHNNY TOVAR of Kerrville, Tex.; MR. and MRS. K. R. THOMAS of League City, Tex.; their daughter CAROL THOMAS; and VIRGINIA TOVAR and her six-month-old child.
MARGARET THOMAS, another daughter of the dead couple, was in critical condition at Galveston County Memorial Hospital in Texas City.
Highway patrolmen said there were no skid marks.
Kemah, a South Texas town some 20 miles north of Galveston, was the scene of a two-fatality accident earlier in the day.

The Times Shreveport Louisiana 1965-10-11