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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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Anton, KY Auto Crash Into Pond River, Mar 1991

BODIES OF FIVE FOUND TWO DAYS AFTER CRASH.

By Mark Schaver, Staff Writer.  read more »

Lancaster, CA Two Auto Crash Kills 5, Aug 1993

THREE ADULTS, TWO CHILDREN DIE, IN LANCASTER CRASH.

City News Service.  read more »

Bowling Green, KY Van Crash Kills 5, Aug 1993

VAN WRECK ON PARKWAY KILLS 5 IN JAPANESE FAMILY; ANOTHER IS HURT.

By Cynthia Crossley Eagles
Staff Writer.  read more »

Orangeburg, SC Auto And Train Crash, Apr 1993

FIVE DIE IN TRAIN, CAR CRASH IN ORANGEBURG.

Orangeburg (AP) - At least five people died and one person was injured when a train crashed into a car at the Orangeburg County Industrial Park.  read more »