Burnet, TX Three Vehicle Crash, Feb 1944
SEVEN SOLDIERS DIE IN HIGHWAY WRECK.
Camp Hood, Feb. 11 (AP) - Seven Camp Hood soldiers were killed and five others injured, three of them seriously, in a collision of three vehicles six miles north of Burnet, Tex., early today.
The dead, passengers in an Army bus were:
PVT. CHARLES H. MARTIN, Philadelphia; PVT. FRANCES N. McINTOSH, Leon, Iowa;
PVT. ANGELUS C. EFANTISS, Washington, D. C.;
PVT. WARREN A. GOFF, Louisville, Ky.;
PVT. JAMES V. PERKINS, Houston;
PFC. JOHN M. PROCTOR, Greely, Colo.;
CPL. BENJAMIN W. WEINFELD, Richmond, Va.
Seriously hurt, mostly head injuries, were:
T/5 LEONARD G. VANLERBOGART, Chicago;
T/5 CHARLIE H. LENHART, Larchmont, Md.;
PVT. CARLIN E. MARTIN, Baltimore.
Less seriously injured were:
PVT. WILLIAM G. REEVES, Orlando, Fla.;
and SGT. JAMES H. WARD, Greensboro, N.C.
The men, aboard a 15-passenger bus, were returning to Camp Hood after participating in a Fourth War Loan rally at Burnet. The bus was following a light panel truck carrying two other men and equipment used in the show. The two vehicles were involved in a collision with a truck, loaded with pipe, going in the opposite direction.
Lubbock Morning Avalanche Texas 1944-02-12