[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0756]

Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "An Okmulgee man was fatally injured Wednesday afternoon when his car was crushed by a semi-trailer truck at NE Expressway and Wilshire Blvd. The man, identified as Lawrence Rumple, 67, was pinned in the wreckage of his yellow, hardtop convertible for about 15 minutes, was freed and rushed to Baptist Hospital. The hospital said he was dead on arrival. Rumple retired a year ago as head cook at Oklahoma State Tech at Okmulgee. Since then he has been cook at a nursing home in Okmulgee owned by State Sen. Tom Payne (D-Okmulgee). Police identified the driver of the truck as Boyce White, 41, Oklahoma City. He was only slightly injured. Officers said the large semi-trailer truck was traveling east on NE Expressway when the automobile turned onto the highway from Wilshire."

Creator(s): Wood, Tony
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: August 9, 1967
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 16
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 9, 1967
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
August 9, 1967
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "An Okmulgee man was fatally injured Wednesday afternoon when his car was crushed by a semi-trailer truck at NE Expressway and Wilshire Blvd. The man, identified as Lawrence Rumple, 67, was pinned in the wreckage of his yellow, hardtop convertible for about 15 minutes, was freed and rushed to Baptist Hospital. The hospital said he was dead on arrival. Rumple retired a year ago as head cook at Oklahoma State Tech at Okmulgee. Since then he has been cook at a nursing home in Okmulgee owned by State Sen. Tom Payne (D-Okmulgee). Police identified the driver of the truck as Boyce White, 41, Oklahoma City. He was only slightly injured. Officers said the large semi-trailer truck was traveling east on NE Expressway when the automobile turned onto the highway from Wilshire."

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PublishDate: 8-08-1967 Times

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Credit: Oklahoma City Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | City | 1967 | Oklahoma City Times photographs
Source: "Death Car Was Crushed By Truck At Wilshire And Northeast Expressway.", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 08-08-1967
Added Title: Death Car Was Crushed By Truck At Wilshire And Northeast Expressway.
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0756
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc192932
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image