Mountain View, CA Pickup Truck And Auto Crash, May 1959
CONTRACTOR, FIVE NURSES DIE IN CRASH.
Mountain View, Calif., (AP) - A contractor and five student nurses were killed Wednesday night in the crash of a pickup truck and an auto near this San Francisco Peninsula town. The pickup was without lights and in the wrong lane.
The truck driver was WARREN P. HAMILTON, 43, of Los Altos.
The student nurses, all from St. Mary's Hospital, San Francisco, were:
DOLORES MAE GOUDREAU, 20, of Hayward, driver of the auto;
LOIS M. WYRWA, 21;
HELEN PATRICIA WILKINSON, 20;
and SHIRLEY JANE ONETTI, 22, all of San Francisco;
and NANCY JOAN SULLIVAN, 20, of Roseburg, Oregon.
Highway Patrolmen Duri Vita and Elwin Block said HAMILTON, operator of the Hamilton Construction Co., Los Altos, was driving without lights southbound in the northbound lane of the freeway.
The pickup slammed head on into the auto and all occupants of both vehicles were killed instantly, the patrolman reported.
The Paris News Texas 1959-05-22