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
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society