Minnesota Memorial Day Auto Wrecks, May 1948

he auto victims were:

Larry Van Nevel, six, killed in a two-car collision on highway 23 four miles west of Marshall. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Van Nevel. farmers living near Lynd, were hospitalized with four other occupants of the two cars, including Carl Pochard, 28, Bainton, driver of the second machine.

Mrs. Frank Walker, 75, Beaver Creek, struck down by a car as she attempted to cross highway 16 near her home after visiting the cemetery there.

Duncan Cameron, 18, Marble, who died when a car occupied by four young people overturned after a collision with a truck at an underpass on highway 169 near Grand Rapids.

Nels Stromberg, 54, struck and killed by a car near his Mora farm home.

Carol Anderson, 11, and her 13 year old sister Arlis, victims of a two-car collision near Delano which injured six more, including their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Anderson.

Douglas Pick, 24, St. Cloud, who died when a car went into a ditch near Paynesville as it attempted to avoid another.

Cleo Hughes, 21, St. Paul, crushed to death at Farmington as a "hot rod" machine went out of control while racing there Sunday.

Winona Republican-Herald, Winona, MN 1 Jun 1948