Oil City, LA Head On Auto Collision, Jan 1960

7 KILLED IN CRASH NEAR OIL CITY, LOUISIANA.

Oil City, La. (AP) - A car and station wagon collided head-on near here Tuesday killing seven persons and injuring four.
Five of those killed, all white, were in the station wagon. Two Negroes in the auto were killed.
State Police identified the dead in the station wagon as MACK W. TAYLOR, 42; JESSIE M. THOMPSON, 50; GUSSIE F. LEE, 70; CASSELL L. O'DONNELL, 28, all of Vivian, La.; and MRS. LOUIE MILAM, 12, of Oil City.
Killed in the car were MR. and MRS. SAM EVANS, both 56, of Jefferson, Tex.
Troopers said the station wagon driven by O'DONNELL crossed the center line of the highway and met the EVANS car head-on.
Three Negroes reported critically injured were identified as ROBERT JONES, 2; EDNA JONES, 23; and CURTIS EVANS, 25, all of Jefferson.

The Oil City Derrick Pennsylvania 1960-01-13