Whitewright, TX Auto Crash Kills 7, Dec 1975


Whitewright, Tex. (AP) - All seven occupants died Sunday as a car jumped a ditch and rammed into an embankment near here in North Texas.
"The car was going south on (Texas) 160,"
a state police spokesman said. Apparently it just went off the road and over the ditch."
The accident happened three miles south of Whitewright soon after 5 p.m.
All the dead were from nearby Sherman, which is about 80 miles north of Dallas. Officers listed them as FRED McKINNEY, 59; JEAN McHANNY, 27; HARRY McHANNY, 35; DYRON KEITH McHANNY, 4; GEVONNA McHANNY, 8; and KEVIN BRISCO, 11.
The three McHANNY youngsters were the children of HARRY and JEAN McHANNY, authorities said.

Corsicana Daily Sun Texas 1975-12-22