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What You'll Find Here.  Newspaper articles about Train Wrecks, Fires, Floods, Shipwrecks, Plane Crashes, Accidents and other disasters.  Most of these articles list the dead and injured or missing. Use the Search Box to search for your ancestors or Browse the articles by type of disaster, state or year.

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Cambridge, OH Head On Collision Kills Five, Oct 1958

HEAD-ON CRASH NEAR CAMBRIDGE BRINGS TRAGEDY.

Cambridge, Ohio (AP) - Two autos collided head-on near Cambridge Wednesday in a flaming crash. Five persons were killed.  read more »

Beckley, WV Head On Crash Kills Five, Aug 1959

FIVE PERSONS KILLED IN TURNPIKE CRASH.  read more »

Hempstead, TX Train And Truck Collision, May 1955

FAMILY OF SEVEN KILLED IN MISHAP.

SPEEDING TRAIN CRASHES INTO MIGRANT WORKERS.  read more »

Jennings, LA Cars Collide Head On Kills Five, Sep 1958

HEAD-ON CRASH FATAL TO FIVE.  read more »