Geneva, IL Head-On Auto Crash, Jan 1968


Geneva, Ill. (AP) - Seven persons, including four members of one family, were killed Sunday in a head-on auto collision at a fog-obscured highway intersection west of Geneva.
Six of the victims were in one car. They were JAMES FRANKLIN, 25; his wife, SANDRA, 22, and their children, THERESA, 1 1/2, and JAMES, JR., 4 months; LARRY HAMPTON, 19, all of DeKalb, Ill., and HUGH SPEARS, 35, of Greenville, Tenn. who was driving.
MRS. MADELIE R. BILODEAU, 22, of Rockford, was the only fatality in the other car. Her husband, JAMES, 22, suffered multiple injuries. His brother, GERALD, 25, one of the drivers, also was injured, as was a son of the BILODEAUS, MICHAEL, 2 1/2.

San Antonio Express Texas 1968-01-29