Snyder, OK Train and Truck Collide, Aug 1945
TRUCK DRIVER DIES IN ROAD COLLISION.
Snyder, Okla., Aug. 15. -- (AP) -- BILLY JOHN DUNCAN, 18, Cyril, Okla., was killed yesterday when the fuel oil truck he was driving and a Frisco train collided near here.
The force of the collision threw DUNCAN 46 feet. The impact broke the couplings on a coal car and sent it down the tracks where it overturned and fell into a ditch.
The nearby ground was soaked with 3,330 gallons of fuel oil but it did not ignite.
The Ada Weekly News Oklahoma 1945-08-16