Chatham, ON Two Car Head On Crash, May 1963


Chatham, Ont. - (AP) - Three Roman Catholic nuns from the United States and four other persons were killed in a head-on collision of two cars on King's Highway 20 miles east of here.
Only three of the 10 persons in the two cars survived the crash. All were injured, including a fourth nun.
The Ontario provincial police and St. Joseph Hospital here identified the dead as:
Sisters WINIFRED CORCORAN, 50, and JULIA BRACE, 39, both of Chicago, and Sister ST. JOSEPH KEARNS, 63, mother superior and administrator of St. Joseph Hospital in Polson, Mont.
PETER FRANCIS FITZSIMMONDS, 62, of Chicago, a layman companion of the nuns; MR. and MRS. EUGENE RYDE of Glen Meyer, near Tillsonburg, and WALTER HUTSCHAUT, 30, Tillsonburg.

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