Altoona, KS Train And Auto Crash, Aug 1938
SIX DIE IN KANSAS CRASH.
M. P. PASSENGER HITS COUPE AT ALTOONA CROSSING.
Altoona, Kas. (AP) - A Missouri Pacific passenger train struck a light coupe at a grade crossing Monday, killing six occupants.
The dead were:
MRS. JAMES KEPLEY, 19, wife of a W.P.A. worker;
BARBARA LEE KEPLEY, 2, her daughter;
HAROLD WILBERT KEPLEY, six months, her son;
BILLY WARE, 8, her brother;
ISABEL and ETHEL, her two sisters.
The automobile was dragged five blocks thru this town by the train. The body of the infant was found on the locomotive.
The Nebraska State Journal Lincoln 1938-08-23