[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0760]

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Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A 33-year-old Oklahoma woman was killed Tuesday night when the car in which she was riding was struck by a pickup at NE 63 and Midwest Blvd., police said. Mrs. Coraluster Baker, 2225 N Bath, was pronounced dead of multiple and internal injuries on arrival at Baptist Memorial Hospital. It was the first city traffic death of 1969. Driver Serious. Her husband< Oza Baker, 37, was in satisfactory condition with a broken collarbone and facial lacerations in Mercy Hospital, authorities said. Cecil F. D. McCauley, 68, Spencer, driver ... continued below

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Hill, Ron August 1, 1969.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0760]
  • Added Title: Officers Examined Auto In Which Mrs. Coraluster Baker, 33, Was Killed Tuesday Night Near Ne 63 And Midwest Blvd.

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Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A 33-year-old Oklahoma woman was killed Tuesday night when the car in which she was riding was struck by a pickup at NE 63 and Midwest Blvd., police said. Mrs. Coraluster Baker, 2225 N Bath, was pronounced dead of multiple and internal injuries on arrival at Baptist Memorial Hospital. It was the first city traffic death of 1969. Driver Serious. Her husband< Oza Baker, 37, was in satisfactory condition with a broken collarbone and facial lacerations in Mercy Hospital, authorities said. Cecil F. D. McCauley, 68, Spencer, driver of the pickup, was in serious condition at Mercy Hospital. Accident investigator Clyde McLaughlin said Mrs. Baker was thrown about 100 feet from the 1969 sedan and McCauley was hurled 22 feet from his truck."

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PublishDate: 1-08-1969 Oklahoman

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

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  • August 1, 1969

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Hill, Ron. [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0760], photograph, August 1, 1969; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc207196/: accessed October 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.