Waller, TX Auto With Trailer And Truck Crash, July 1962


Waller, Tex. (UPI) - An automobile pulling a trailer full of household belongings collided with a truck loaded with steel, killing seven members of a Los Angeles family of eight.
The collision almost wiped out the CARY JACKSON family. The survivor was 10-year-old DEBORAH JACKSON. She was in serious condition in a Hempstead, Tex. hospital. WILLIAM C. HAGERTY, 57, of Houston, the truck driver, suffered a broken leg.
The Harris County sheriff's office identified the dead as:
CARY JACKSON, 53; his wife, VERA, 38; MARY, 18; JOHNNY, 12; LARRY, 8; NINA LOIS, 6; and SHEILA, 2.

News-Journal Mansfield Ohio 1962-07-13