[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0754]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "An afternoon test drive in a late-model sports coupe resulted in an injury for four people Friday when the auto collided with a tractor trailer truck at SW 15 and Walker, police said. The auto, owned by Pat Smith`s Used Cars, 723 S Robinson, was heavily damaged, and the truck was immobilized by the collision. The driver of the auto, Walter Lee Boyd, 16, of 3108 SW 17, was cited for excessive speed and having no state driver`s license. Pat Smith, owner of the car lot, suffered facial lacerations. ... continued below

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Miller, Joe May 28, 1971.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0754]
  • Added Title: Badly Used Car After Encounter With Truck.

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Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "An afternoon test drive in a late-model sports coupe resulted in an injury for four people Friday when the auto collided with a tractor trailer truck at SW 15 and Walker, police said. The auto, owned by Pat Smith`s Used Cars, 723 S Robinson, was heavily damaged, and the truck was immobilized by the collision. The driver of the auto, Walter Lee Boyd, 16, of 3108 SW 17, was cited for excessive speed and having no state driver`s license. Pat Smith, owner of the car lot, suffered facial lacerations. He was treated and released at St. Anthony Hospital. Boyd and two friends, identified as Jerry Lewis Fowler, 24, of 317 SW 17, were treated for facial lacerations at Mercy Hospital and released. Traffic investigator Kn Tallant said the auto was westbound on SW 15, traveling at an excessive speed, and as it happened- Continued on Page 2., Col. 1." Staff by Joe Miller. Original photo 05-28-1971. Published on O-05-29-1971."

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PublishDate: 5-29-1971 Oklahoman

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • "Badly Used Car After Encounter With Truck.", Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 05-29-1971

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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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  • May 28, 1971

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Miller, Joe. [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0754], photograph, May 28, 1971; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc204774/: accessed December 14, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.