[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0513]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Four persons, including a newborn infant being taken to Oklahoma City for emergency treatment, died in flames early today when a car and an ambulance crashed head-on north of Norman. The highway patrol was still investigating the wreck this morning, but officials said a nurse, an ambulance attendant and the driver of another vehicle died with the baby boy about 1AM. Police said a vehicle driven by a Norman man apparently made a U-turn on I-35 a mile north of the Robinson Street exit and smashed head-on into ... continued below

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Albright, Bob September 15, 1972.

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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 34 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Four persons, including a newborn infant being taken to Oklahoma City for emergency treatment, died in flames early today when a car and an ambulance crashed head-on north of Norman. The highway patrol was still investigating the wreck this morning, but officials said a nurse, an ambulance attendant and the driver of another vehicle died with the baby boy about 1AM. Police said a vehicle driven by a Norman man apparently made a U-turn on I-35 a mile north of the Robinson Street exit and smashed head-on into an Oklahoma City Pioneer ambulance making an emergency run from Pauls Valley. Both vehicles burst into flames seconds after the ambulance driver crawled"

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PublishDate: 9-15-1972

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

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  • Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 09-15-1972

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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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  • September 15, 1972

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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  • Dec. 3, 2013, 4:51 p.m.

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Albright, Bob. [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0513], photograph, September 15, 1972; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc216350/: accessed August 19, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.