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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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Kingsville, TX Head On Auto Crash, Feb 1955

SIX KILLED IN HEADON CAR CRASH.

Kingsville, Tex. (AP) - Six persons were killed early Sunday night when two cars crashed head-on near a big celanese plant about three miles north of here.  read more »

Metropolis, IL Two Auto Collision Kills Six, Jul 1959

HIGHWAY CRASH IN FOG KILLS 6.  read more »

Gloucester, NJ Auto And Truck Collision, Jul 1959

FIVE KILLED IN SMASHUP.

Gloucester, N.J. (AP) - An auto collided with a tractor-trailer, crashed into a telephone pole and overturned early today, killing all five occupants of the car.  read more »

Olathe, KS Head On Auto Collision, Apr 1955

KANSAS AUTO CRASH KILLS SIX PERSONS.

TWO AUTOMOBILES ONE LOADED WITH BASEBALL FANS COLLIDE HEAD-ON; LONE WOMAN SURVIVES.  read more »