[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0254]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Jesse Dale Bird Jr., 1123 NW 46, took two friends out for a drive in his new car Sunday morning and this is the way it looked following an accident at SW 44 and Western, in which James F. Plumlee, 69, of 331 SE 49, was killed. Inspecting damage is Harrell Crockett, 504 SE 30, wrecker firm employe. City Man Killed in Intersection Crash: Three More Die in State. State Traffic Deaths. 1952 to date, 461; November, 8. 1951 to date, 455: November, 1. Death continued to ride Oklahoma ... continued below

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Lucas, Jim November 2, 1952.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0254]
  • Added Title: City Man Killed In Intersection Crash: Three More Die In State

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Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Jesse Dale Bird Jr., 1123 NW 46, took two friends out for a drive in his new car Sunday morning and this is the way it looked following an accident at SW 44 and Western, in which James F. Plumlee, 69, of 331 SE 49, was killed. Inspecting damage is Harrell Crockett, 504 SE 30, wrecker firm employe. City Man Killed in Intersection Crash: Three More Die in State. State Traffic Deaths. 1952 to date, 461; November, 8. 1951 to date, 455: November, 1. Death continued to ride Oklahoma highways Sunday as a Camp Chaffee soldier, an elderly Oklahoma City man and a Guthrie were killed in traffic accidents. A fourth fatality was chalked up when a Seminole teenager died from injuries received in crash early Saturday. Dead were: ORVANCE ROLLA COE, 44, Guthrie. ABRAHAM L. PARKS, 26, a soldier at Camp Chaffee, Ark. JAMES FRANK PLUMLEE, 69, of 331 SE 49. ANN MARIE OWEN, 16, Seminole. Plumlee was killed at the intersection of SW 44 and Western when his car collided with a vehicle driven by Jesse Dale Bird Jr., 20, of 1123 NW 46, a student at the University of Oklahoma, Plumlee's death was Oklahoma City's 21st for the year."

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PublishDate: 11-3-1952

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • "City Man Killed In Intersection Crash: Three More Die In State", Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 11-3-1952

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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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  • November 2, 1952

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Lucas, Jim. [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0254], photograph, November 2, 1952; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc212511/: accessed November 22, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.