[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0360]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Broadside blow made a twisted, crimson spattered junk of this sleek sedan Sunday night new Guthrie, in a crash that snuffed out five lives. Car was hit after the boat it was pulling awry and threw another vehicle out of control. Veteran troopers described the crash scene as the "most gruesome" they could recall. Fifth City Resident Dies from Injuries In Bloody Wreck; State Traffic Deaths. 1956 to date, July 52 19555 to date, 299 July 34 Ernest Ray Wilson, 25, year old Oklahoma city and died early ... continued below

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Creator: Unknown. July 23, 1956.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0360]
  • Added Title: Fifth City Resident Dies From Injuries In Bloody Wreck

Description

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Broadside blow made a twisted, crimson spattered junk of this sleek sedan Sunday night new Guthrie, in a crash that snuffed out five lives. Car was hit after the boat it was pulling awry and threw another vehicle out of control. Veteran troopers described the crash scene as the "most gruesome" they could recall. Fifth City Resident Dies from Injuries In Bloody Wreck; State Traffic Deaths.
1956 to date, July 52
19555 to date, 299 July 34
Ernest Ray Wilson, 25, year old Oklahoma city and died early Monday in Guthrie's Benedictine heights hospital-- fifth victim of one of the state's bloodiest highway massacres."

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PublishDate: 07-23-1956

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

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  • "Fifth City Resident Dies From Injuries In Bloody Wreck", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 07-23-1956

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Publishing Company, the parent company of many prominent Oklahoma newspapers, amassed a significant collection of photographs that span more than a century. The wide variety of photographs accompanied stories in the newspapers.

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  • July 23, 1956

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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0360], photograph, July 23, 1956; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc189663/: accessed December 13, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.