Fredericksburg, VA Car Plunges Into River, Jul 1957
6 DROWN AS CAR PLUNGES IN RIVER.
Fredericksburg, Va. (INS) - Virginia State Police said six persons were drowned yesterday when their car plunged into the Matta River near Fredericksburg.
The accident occurred when their 1952 automobile went off the road on Route 1 in Spotsylvania County.
The victims were:
PRINCE PURCELL, 52;
BOBBIE PURCELL, 45;
LONNIE A. PURCELL, 21;
SAMUEL CHRISTIAN, 35;
HELEN MARIE CHRISTIAN, 7;
and ARNOLD J. MURRAY, 21, all of Fayetteville, N.C.
The sole survivor was an unidentified person who was rushed to a Fredericksburg hospital.
The Times Hammond Indiana 1957-07-29