Litchfield, MN Two Car Collision, Aug 1962
TWO-CAR CRASH KILLED SIX IN MINNESOTA.
Litchfield, Minn. (UPI) - Six persons were killed and three critically injured today in a two-car head-on collision about one mile northwest of here on Minnesota 12.
The victims were certified as:
MRS. AUSTIN CASEY, 50, Darwin, Minn.
EDWARD LOHSE, 54, also of Darwin.
JOHN DANSGAARD, 49, Minneapolis.
LARRY ANDREEN, 17.
ROBERT CLAYTON, 19.
DAVID LINDELL, 18, all of Litchfield.
Authorities said witnesses told them the car containing the three teen-agers was traveling at a high rate of speed shortly before it smashed into the auto driven by BETTY LOHSE, 18, daughter of one of the victims.
MISS LOHSE, her mother, MRS. META LOHSE, 52, and MRS. OLIVIA DANSGAARD, 49, wife of JOHN, were reported in critical condition at a Litchfield hospital.
MRS. CASEY was the widowed mother of 15 children.
Ames Daily Tribune Iowa 1962-09-01