[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0285]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "A 60-year-old woman was shaken up Tuesday when her station wagon collided with an auto at NW 80 and Military, jumped the curb, knocked over a fireplug and crashed into the corner of a brick house. Officer W.J. Marshall said Nell Knight Kerns, 60, of 1017 N. McKinley, driver of the station wagon, apparently escaped serious injury but was taken to Wesley Hospital for chest X - rays. Marshall said the auto involved in the collision was knocked on its side and landed upright 68 feet from the ... continued below

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Tapscott, George April 21, 1953.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0285]
  • Added Title: Scout Car Officer V.L. Connell Checks Damage To The House And Station Wagon

Description

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "A 60-year-old woman was shaken up Tuesday when her station wagon collided with an auto at NW 80 and Military, jumped the curb, knocked over a fireplug and crashed into the corner of a brick house. Officer W.J. Marshall said Nell Knight Kerns, 60, of 1017 N. McKinley, driver of the station wagon, apparently escaped serious injury but was taken to Wesley Hospital for chest X - rays. Marshall said the auto involved in the collision was knocked on its side and landed upright 68 feet from the point of impact. the driver, Warner E. Keenan, 24, of 1001 N. Olie, was not injured. The station wagon also knocked down an evergreen tree at the corner of the house. residents of the house at 8010 N. Military were not at home at the time of the accident. A drainage pipe on the house was smashed ans several bricks were chipped. Scout car officer V.L. Connell checks damage to the house and station wagon."

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PublishDate: 4-21-1953 Times

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

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  • "Scout Car Officer V.L. Connell Checks Damage To The House And Station Wagon", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 04-21-1953

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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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  • April 21, 1953

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Tapscott, George. [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0285], photograph, April 21, 1953; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc201424/: accessed October 17, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.