Bakersfield, CA Truck And Auto Crash, Dec 1957

THREE MISSOURIANS KILLED IN CRASH.

Bakersfield, Calif., Dec. 8. (AP) - A Missouri mother and her two children were killed today in a head-on collision with a tank trailer truck 12 miles east of Bakersfield.
The highway patrol identified the three as:
MRS. FLORA ELIZABETH SALYER, 36;
PATRICIA, 4;
and KENNETH, 11.
Identification documents gave MRS. SALYER'S address as Alton, Mo.
Patrolmen said a heavily loaded trailer started whipping behind MRS. SALYER'S car. The car went out of control and veered left in front of an oncoming truck driven by Doyle Dean Lane, 28, of Selma, Calif. Lane was unhurt.

Kansas City Times Missouri 1957-12-09