[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0756]

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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 ... continued below

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Wood, Tony August 9, 1967.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 16 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0756]
  • Added Title: Death Car Was Crushed By Truck At Wilshire And Northeast Expressway.

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

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

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  • "Death Car Was Crushed By Truck At Wilshire And Northeast Expressway.", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 08-08-1967

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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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  • August 9, 1967

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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Wood, Tony. [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0756], photograph, August 9, 1967; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc192932/: accessed November 20, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.