Strasburg, MO Auto And Train Crash, Nov 1941

SEVEN KILLED.

5 MEMBERS OF ONE FAMILY DIE IN AUTO TRAIN CRASH.

Kansas City, Mo. - (INS) - A toll of seven dead, five of them members of the same family, was recorded today in an auto-train accident which occurred late yesterday at Strasburg, Mo., 30 miles southeast of Kansas City.
The dead were:
LUTHER MOTE, a farmer;
his wife, BETTY;
their three children, CHARLES, 5; DONNA, 3; and NANCY, 15 months;
MRS. FRANK COCHRAN, a sister of MOTE;
and MRS. COCHRAN'S daughter, MRS. KENNETH EGBERT, of Stanley, Kas.
The seven were en route to a funeral Strasburg when their car was struck by a passenger train.

News-Journal Mansfield Ohio 1941-11-15