Ruby, SC Truck And Auto Collision, Nov 1957
6 MEMBERS OF FAMILY KILLED IN S. C. WRECK.
Ruby, S.C., Nov. 25 (AP) - A milk tanker truck driven by a 17-year-old boy today sheared the top off an oncoming sedan and left six members of a family dead.
The collision on a small hillcrest on a paved 20-foot rural road 12 miles south of here fatally injured:
ROBERT HAZEL MILES, 31, of Heath Springs, S.C., a textile worker identified by the highway patrol as the driver of the car;
his wife, CHRISTINE PIERCE MILES, 25;
their daughters, JUDY, 3, and JEWELL, 1;
his mother, MRS. MARY MILES, 50, Rt. 1, Jefferson;
and his sister, BETTY JEAN MILES, 16.
Ruby is near the North Carolina line, about 50 miles northwest of Florence.
The patrol identified the tanker driver as JOE LEE MILLS, son of J. L. Mills of Mt. Croughan, owner of the vehicle.
Monroe News-Star Louisiana 1957-11-25