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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1130]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "CRASH OF SCOOTER SENDS CITY BOY TO HOSPITAL CONDITION CRITICAL-- A 13-year-old boy, passenger on this motor scooter when it crashed into a car at NE 11 and Walnut Monday during a heavy rain, remained in critical condition Tuesday in Mercy hospital. Police said the boy, George David McKinzie, 13, of 1416 NE 28, suffered a severe head injury in the crash. The scooter was being driven by Phillip Lee Carlile, 14, of 1607, NE 29, when it struck the side of an auto driven by Robinson Virgil Homer, 63, of 105 NW 11. Officer said the driver of the motor scooter suffered cuts and bruises and was treated at Mercy hospital."
Date: October 12, 1954
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0575]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Berger: notes for cut line on the Eugene Harrington [ or Kerrington] fatal auto accident six miles east of Shawnee late Wednesday evening on U. S. 270 highway. Harrington auto is the light colored vehicle in the foreground. Harrington died at 1;40 a.m. Thursday in a Shawnee hospital. The accident put six other persons in a Shawnee hospital. Harrington lived in Seminole, formerly of Konawa. James White, wife and three children, Oklahoma City in other car. Gula Casto, Seminole, Oklahoma."
Date: February 9, 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0408.0456]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Eigel Hansen, right , and Werner Mertz, admire 1-year-old Sussi Hansen , who is Eigel's daughter and Werner's passport to show business fame with the teeter-board tumbling Tokayers."
Date: September 27, 1950
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0844]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This Auto Wreckage Meant Sudden Death To Shawnee Woman. A Shawnee woman, Mrs. Elmer Dethrow, 50, died in this auto collision Sunday six miles south of Tecumseh."
Date: August 23, 1954
Creator: Loftis, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0278]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "The Driver Took a Trip to Hospital After This Crackup, Cpl. Kenneth L. Dugger, 26, of 1217 SW 57, a Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., soldier, escaped with only facial cuts Thursday night after his car, shown above , crashed into a parked cattle truck in the 1600 block S Agnew. Cpl. Dugger was treated at St. Anthony hospital and later transferred to Tinker air force base hospital. He was given a citation for reckless driving by Troopers D. R. Stogner and John Edwards."
Date: August 12, 1954
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0280]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Accident N.W. 16 and Shartel, In Pix Patsy Ruth Maxey on Ambulance Cot. The Car she was driving is to the right."
Date: November 11, 1954
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0574]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "2 Fatalities occurred 6 north and 4 west Duncan on SH 7 at west end of little beaver creek bridge. Vehicle number 1 is a 53 Chev driven by Harold Wayne Beavers Pine St. of Duncan aged 22 DOA. Vehicle number 1 had 2 passengers. Passenger number 1 was JT Hare 1009 S8th Duncan DOA. Head nearly cut off Passenger number 2 was Ernest Gale Mclain of Duncan age 20. Right hand battered and cut taken 97 stitches sewed 2 ligaments in hands. Vehicle number 2 was a 54 Olds Club coupe Driven by James Monroe Green of Duncan age 26 Not injured. Passenger in car number 2 was Cline H Bradley aged 26 of Duncan. Vehicle number 1 was traveling east and number 2 was traveling west on state highway 7. Number 1 went off pavement on right side of road onto soft shoulder at a speed of approximately 70 mph according to a witness. It whipped back on to road and hit left end of banister of bridge. In process of this vehicle number 2 was crossing bridge and vehicle number 1 hit banister and went crossways in the center of bridge and that is when they collided. Subj. Beavers was hung under Vehicle number 1; the Olds ended up crossways of bridge and subj. hare was under back bumper of Olds. Accident investigated by Trooper Scott. this makes the 6th fatality in two days in Stephens County. Four were killed yesterday in one wreck. Bernard J.M. Szatkowski 694 South 11th Lawton Okla."
Date: February 4, 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0592]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Nine injured persons, including two critically hurt, were pulled from the wreckage above Sunday southwest of Norman on U. S. 74. The two cars crashed head-on, blocking the road more than 30 minutes at the height of home bound Dallas football traffic. The gravely hurt were Mrs. Paul Hunt, 27, Purcell, and her son, Paul 8, months. Hunt was en route to Norman when his car collided with one driven by J. A. McRee, 311 McKinley, headed home from Dallas."
Date: October 11, 1954
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0408.0460]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Making her living in a bathing suit is Gwen Rowland, but, although she works near the water, she doesn't go in it."
Date: September 15, 1954
Creator: Hill, Gilbert
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0186]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "TWO LIVES WERE LOST when the automobile above, driven by Park Wyatt, 70-year-old pioneer attorney of Shawnee, collided with a vehicle loaded with Tinker air force base workers at NE 10 and Air Depot road Monday afternoon. Wyatt, prominent in the state political circles since statehood was dead on arrival at Mercy hospital. His battered automobile was overturned and thrown into a ditch at the side of the road. Also killed was James Roberson, 37, a passenger in the other car."
Date: November 9, 1954
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0872]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "The battered pickup truck of Harvey William Duke, 33 year old Oklahoma City electrician, is shown after it crashed into the Frisco streamliner shown in the background. The collisions occurred 1 1/2 miles north of NE 23 on Midwest Boulevard. Duke was thrown through the windshield, against the train and killed instantly. He became Oklahoma's 239th traffic fatality for the year."
Date: June 4, 1954
Creator: Mitchell, George T.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0579]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "NORMAN, April 21- Three University of Oklahoma students, two of whom were injured, narrowly escaped death early Thursday morning when their car jumped a curb on Norman's Main street at a high rate of speed, skinned by a tree and slammed into a house.Charles R. Gwin, 21, Ada, was traveling east on Main street, near the business section, and failed to negotiate a curve, police Capt. Ernest Bailey said. Capt. Bailey said Gwin was driving fast when he started slamming on the brakes. The car, a 1946 model Cadillac, jumped the curb and missed hitting a tree head on by inches. Students car wound up in this condition after a Norman crash Thursday."
Date: April 21, 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0273]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Trouble Brews as Unruly Car Drops Into Beer Tavern, Stepping on the gas pedal instead of the brake sent this car crashing through a plate glass at the Alibi tavern, 5108 N May, early Thursday morning. It also resulted in charges of reckless driving by drinking filed against the driver. Jack Enright McCormick, 42, of 3828 NW 26. He told police he turned into and started to stop in front of the tavern, owned by Kelly Rutledge, but apparently stepped on the gas instead of the brake. He was charged after a drunkometer test revealed a reading of 0.132."
Date: August 19, 1954
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society