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Texon, TX Auto And Truck Crash, Aug 1939

SEVEN PERSONS DIE IN AUTO-TRUCK CRASH.

(By Associated Press)
Texon, Texas, Aug. 25. - Death toll in an automobile-truck collision near this oil town last night mounted to seven today with the death of CANDY O'NEAL, 68, of Belton.
Six persons were killed outright.
They were:
M. E. COKER, 34, of Crane.
GAYLE BOYNTON, 34, and his wife, 32, of Goldsmith.
and MRS. W. L. THOMPSON, about 30, and her two daughters, JERRY, 6, and JACKIE, 7, all of Goldsmith.
Three others, seriously injured, were MRS. M. E. COKER, 30; W. L. THOMPSON, 33; and DAN EDWARDS, of San Angelo, driver of the truck.
EDWARDS, alone in his truck containing a load of hay, was en route to Rankin. The others were en route to Big Lake on a fishing trip.

The San Bernardino County Sun California 1939-08-26

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