[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0499]

Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Fatal Crash Shatters Vehicles Near City Miss Sadie Miller, 22, of 511 NW 5, was killed instantly early Saturday when the 1951 sedan (shown in top picture) she was driving and a bread truck (bottom picture) sideswiped on U.S. 62 about two miles east of Eastern. Wreckers had to pull the two vehicles apart and then pry up the top of the sedan to release Miss Miller's body. Eugene Wesley Adams, 103 NE 23, driver of the truck, swerved to miss a stalled car before the two vehicles crashed. He received several broken ribs. A passenger in the sedan, Luther Blyth Jr., 25, Wilmont hotel, suffered minor injuries."

Creator(s): Mitchell, George T.
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: November 24, 1951
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 12
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: November 24, 1951
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
November 24, 1951
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Fatal Crash Shatters Vehicles Near City Miss Sadie Miller, 22, of 511 NW 5, was killed instantly early Saturday when the 1951 sedan (shown in top picture) she was driving and a bread truck (bottom picture) sideswiped on U.S. 62 about two miles east of Eastern. Wreckers had to pull the two vehicles apart and then pry up the top of the sedan to release Miss Miller's body. Eugene Wesley Adams, 103 NE 23, driver of the truck, swerved to miss a stalled car before the two vehicles crashed. He received several broken ribs. A passenger in the sedan, Luther Blyth Jr., 25, Wilmont hotel, suffered minor injuries."

Note:

PublishDate: 11-24-1951

Note:

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto-Truck | County | 1951 | Oklahoma City Times photographs
Source: "Fatal Crash Shatters Vehicles Near City", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 11-24-1951
Added Title: Fatal Crash Shatters Vehicles Near City
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0499
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc198170
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image