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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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Darien, CT Two Car Collision Kills Five, Nov 1957

FIVE PERSONS KILLED IN TWO-CAR WRECK.

Darien, Conn. (AP) - Five persons were killed Thursday in the collision of two automobiles on the Boston Post Road. Two persons were injured seriously.  read more »

Dixon, IL Three Trucks And Auto Crash, Nov 1959

7 MEET DEATH AS TRUCKS CRASH, BURN NEAR DIXON.  read more »

Connell, WA Auto Crash Kills Two, Sep 1959

CRASH KILLS 2 PERSONS.  read more »

Gainesville, MO Head-On Auto Collision, Sep 1959

5 PERSONS KILLED IN MISSOURI CRASH.  read more »