Flagstaff, AZ (near) Automobile Collision, Oct 1967


By United Press International.
Five persons were killed Tuesday in a head-on collision on the Black Canyon Highway 27 miles south of Flagstaff.
Dead were IRENE JANET DOYLE, 33, Scottsdale, and her sons, GREGORY, 7, and JEFFREY, 3; WILLIAM SHELTON STURGES,
74, of Sun City and his wife, MARGARET. MRS.
DOYLE'S husband, CHARLES, 32, the only survivor of the crash, was in critical condition at Flagstaff Community Hospital.
The Arizona Highway Patrol said STURGES, apparently blinded by the sun, crossed the center line and then back into the right lane. Patrolmen said DOYLE tried to take evasive action, crossed into the other lane and the cars collided.
GEORGE HUSTON, 73, of South San Gabriel, Calif., was killed earlier Tuesday when his car ran off U.S. 89 four miles south of Prescott and plunged 55 feet down an embankment. The wreckage was not discovered until 3:30 p.m. by a passing motorist.

Tucson Daily Citizen Arizona 1967-10-11